The mathematician is fascinated with the marvelous beauty of the forms he constructs, and in their beauty he finds everlasting truth.”
— J.B. Shaw (via imathematicus)
10% of all photos ever taken were shot in 2011.”
— Fortune magazine, September 24, 2012, page 166 (via brocatus)
Humble Bundle is awesome. Really. And this one is by far the best one I’ve seen yet.
Only 7 days left on the Sixth Humble Indie Bundle - pay whatever you want, get 5 quality indie games, and support charities. If you pay more than the average (currently just below 6$) you get 5 bonus games as well!
My personal favourites so far: Rochard and Torchlight.
The second time you read it is even more awesome
TED Ed video of the day: How Big is Infinity?
Using the fundamentals of set theory, explore the mind-bending concept of the “infinity of infinities” — and how it led mathematicians to conclude that math itself contains unanswerable questions
i feel like I’m the only one on tumblr that likes math…
I feel like that sometimes too… Their loss!
Smart Car Maths Genius :)
And this is why I study maths.
In 2010, the Social Habit research found that just 47% of Twitter users actually sent tweets, with more than half the user base in listen-only mode. The overwhelming majority of new Twitter users are active tweeters, driving the overall average to 76%.”
- Jay Baer via The Social Habit
A really big shift in user experience at Twitter, where most users were uninvolved or just listening a few years ago, now new users are very active, and have pushed Twitter into a completely different tempo of use.(via stoweboyd)
Or maybe new users tweet a lot in the beginning and then start to tweet less and less as the initial excitement wears off?