The Golden Ratio: Is It Myth or Math?

The Golden Ratio: Is It Myth or Math?

Along the same lines as my previous post, here’s another aspect of math that needs to be pondered. Details
Is Bayesian thinking a sham?

Is Bayesian thinking a sham?

Here’s a thought provoking video by Julia Galef  There's a common criticism that people who claim to practice "Bayesian thinking" aren't actually doing anything special... Details
Do Complex Numbers Exist?

Do Complex Numbers Exist?

Sabine Hossenfelder asks if complex number actually exist and why do they pop up in math and physics? Details
Principal Component Analysis (PCA) Explained

Principal Component Analysis (PCA) Explained

Principal component analysis (PCA) is a workhorse algorithm in statistics, where dominant correlation patterns are extracted from high-dimensional data. Steve Brunton explains it in this... Details
The Physics of Randomness

The Physics of Randomness

Up and Atom talks about the physics of randomness. Details
3 Paradoxes That Gave Us Calculus

3 Paradoxes That Gave Us Calculus

Up and Atom examines the three paradoxes that produced calculus. Details
What Are the Math Skills You Need for Quantum Computing

What Are the Math Skills You Need for Quantum Computing

Anastasia Marchenkova outlines the math skills needed to succeed in quantum computing. Details
Why the ‘Unreasonable Effectiveness’ of Mathematics?

Why the ‘Unreasonable Effectiveness’ of Mathematics?

What is it about mathematics that it can describe so accurately the world around us? In this talk that straddles the border of hard science... Details
Why You Will Never Think of a Truly Random Number

Why You Will Never Think of a Truly Random Number

Thoughty2 explores the nature of randomness and why you will never think of a truly random number and computers won’t either. Details
Learn Mathematics from START to FINISH

Learn Mathematics from START to FINISH

As I get more and more into quantum computing, the more I regret not diving deeper into math in school. Adopting a growth mindset, I’m... Details