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Decision Journals and Framing Your Bets

Decision journals are designed to create a log of the decisions you’ve made and why you made them. To both capture a snapshot of your thinking at the start, then use the notes to improve your decision making process when you review it later. 422 more words


Book Review: 17 Equations that Changed the World

17 Equations that Changed the World by Ian Stewart 2012


My previous book review of Cosmic Numbers, The Numbers that Define Our Universe by James D Stein 2011… declared it “fantastic.” 176 more words


Myths, mythology & Fairytales: On retellings and recreations

Part 1: Functions

As promised last Week, today we are going to talk about fairy tale retellings and mythology in books, mostly in YA, because that´s what I know most about (because it´s what I mostly read). 1,128 more words

The Library

Salford jobs' boon: £2.5m investment by alldayPA promises 200 new positions

Salford jobs’ boon: £2.5m investment by alldayPA promises 200 new positions

Reuben Singh – a British entrepreneur, I am the Founder of alldayPA, the UK’s largest 24-hour telephone answering services provider and the CEO of Isher.

Professor Stewart's Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities

Professor Stewart’s Cabinet of Mathematical Curiosities by Ian Stewart

Synopsis: School maths is not the interesting part. The real fun is elsewhere. Like a magpie, Ian Stewart has collected the most enlightening, entertaining and vexing ‘curiosities’ of maths over the years… Now, the private collection is displayed in his cabinet. 185 more words

It is not possible to verify the universality of gravitational forces directly; you would have to study all pairs of bodies in the entire universe, and find a way to remove the influence of the other bodies. 61 more words