#### How To Update Your Beliefs Systematically – Bayes’ Theorem

Here’s a great video that explains Bayes’ theorem with examples and implications for life. I didn’t say it explicitly in the video, but in my view the Bayesian trap is interpreting events that happen repeatedly as events that happen inevitably. They may be inevitable OR they may simply be the outcome of a series of […]

Read More#### The Fourier Series and Fourier Transform Demystified

- Frank
- July 5, 2022
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Jade from Up and Atom explains the Fourier Series and Fourier Transformations.

Read More#### Can AI solve nuclear fusion?

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- July 3, 2022
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Here’s an interesting idea around AI helping humans with science. Clip from the Lex Fridman Podcast.

Read More#### The OG Computer: How to Make Your Own Abacus

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- June 10, 2022
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Think that the first computer was created during WW2? The 1800s with Babbage’s mechanical computer? Nope. the Ancient Egyptians had the OG: an abacus.

Read More#### How To Calculate Square Roots In Your Head

Did you know there’s an incredible method to calculate the square root of a perfect square in your head? Amaze your friends with this nerdy superpower.

Read More#### The Most Wanted Prime Number

Neil Sloane explains the world’s most wanted Prime Number.

Read More#### Embedding theories for quantum simulations on hybrid classical-quantum architectures

One of the oft cited use cases for quantum computing is chemical simulation. Giulia Galli of the University of Chicago, Chemistry, presents “Embedding theories for quantum simulations on hybrid classical-quantum architectures” at IPAM’s Multiscale Approaches in Quantum Mechanics Workshop. Abstract: We discuss a quantum embedding theory [1] to study spin-defects and impurities in solids, which […]

Read More#### Can one calculate 100 digits of π by hand? The William Shanks method.

For Pi Day 2022, StandUpMaths used the same method as William Shanks and we got π = 3.14159265358… you know, etc etc.

Read More#### Twos-Day Tuesday! 22 YouTubers celebrate all things “two” and nothing goes wrong.

Today is 2/2/22 — Happy Twos-Day Tuesday.

Read More#### Yann LeCun on “Energy-Based Self-Supervised Learning”

“Energy-Based Self-Supervised Learning” by the one and only Yann LeCun – Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University & Facebook AI Research

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