Comedy

Mathematics

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.

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Mathematics

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

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

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Maker Mathematics

The 500-LED Christmas Tree that Got into Harvard

Matt Parker, stand up mathematician, explains the adventures that his custom programmed LED Christmas tree led him to.

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Mathematics

What is the factorial of -½?

More math puzzles that I didn’t even know existed. Fascinating.

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IoT Maker

Next Level Christmas Tree Lights with a Raspberry Pi Zero

Stand-up Maths demonstrates how he amped up his Christmas tree decoration game with some math and a Raspberry Pi Zero.

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Mathematics

What are Complex Fibonacci Numbers?

Stand-up Maths explains what complex Fibonacci numbers are and why we should care. 

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Interesting

The 1890 US Census and the History of Punchcard Computing

2020 is a census year and we take fast, actionable data analytics for granted. It wasn’t always easy or fast until the advent of a punchcards brought about by a competition. YouTube channel standupmaths explains.

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Funny

The IT Department

This will get your Monday off to a funny start When an office worker calls the IT department to solve a computer issue, confusion leads to Pennywise showing up when hearing a call for “It,” and things don’t make much more sense when information technology finally arrives.

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