What does a blogger do when he has a stinking headache, no ideas, and a commitment to write a blog post? Of course! A lazy list post!
Luckily, it’s a lazy list post that gives a shout-out to people whose stuff I enjoy, so it’s not all bad.
News, roundups and so on
Well, you’ve got to start with The Aperiodical, haven’t you? Home of the Carnival of Mathematics, as well as the occasional round-up of what’s going on in the world of maths.
In a similar vein, Evelyn Lamb’s “Roots of Unity” column at Scientific American is the kind of thing I’d like to write when I grow up.
Some of the writers that make me think about maths, and give me ideas to steal, are UK teachers. In no particular order:
- Stephen Cavadino’s cavmaths
Wrong, but Useful co-host Dave Gale’s reflectivemaths
Manan Shah’s Maths Misery
- Jo’s Resourceaholic
- Presh Tawalkar’s Mind Your Decisions - top stuff on game theory
- Cathy O’Neil’s MathBabe - home of Aunt Pythia and other great advice
- Pi Guy’s Head Inside - big on mental arithmetic tricks
There are probably a dozen others that ought to be here, but this ibuprofen is wearing off and I need to leave you something to suggest in the comments, no?
A selection of other posts
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