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1 hr ago | Channel3000

Math nerds are taking over Wall Street

When you think about the typical Wall Street trader, you probably picture a fast-talking Wolf of Wall Street type.

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Related Topix: Science, France, World News, Paris, AR

1 hr ago | EKathimerini

ELSTAT president slams decision to reopen probe

The head of the Hellenic Statistical Authority , Andreas Georgiou, has criticized a recent Council of Appeals Court decision to launch a new investigation into allegations that he inflated the size of GreeceA's 2009 public deficit to pave the way for an international bailout.

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Related Topix: Science, Andreas Georgiou

1 hr ago | WLKY-TV Louisville

Math nerds are taking over Wall Street

When you think about the typical Wall Street trader, you probably picture a fast-talking Wolf of Wall Street type.

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Related Topix: Science, France, World News, Paris, AR

4 hrs ago | Schools Matter

Value-Added Modeling (VAM) is pseudoscience, but profitable pseudosciences persist

"While value-added models are intended estimate teacher effects on student achievement growth, they fail to do so in any accurate or precise way.

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Related Topix: Science, Blog News

8 hrs ago | BellaOnline

Alice through the looking glass in Guildford,UK

A book that I read as a little girl 'cause Mum said it's fun to read it and never really understood its whimsy and fantasy story line with an odd ball tea party thrown in, then.

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Related Topix: Alice in Wonderland, Family, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, Musical Movies, Lewis Carroll, Vocal, Science

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bradenton.com

Faith Matters: The Rev. Bob Sichta

You know: that group that comprises only 30 percent of the population yet holds more than 90 percent of the power.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Science

Mail & Guardian

Bring 'home science' into the class

I remember how, as a schoolboy in Nigeria, my understanding of the natural world - tempered at home and among my friends - was far removed from the world presented in the textbooks handed to me at school.

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Related Topix: Science

Daily Kos

Busted! Heritage Foundation economist can only defend Kansas tax cuts by fabricating data

What's going on in Kansas is beginning to look a lot like proof that Republican magical thinking about economics has at last run out of fairy dust to cloak itself in.

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Related Topix: Heritage Foundation, Charitable Organizations, US Politics, Sam Brownback, US News, US Senate, Republican, Science, Barack Obama, Democrat, US Governors

The City Wire

New economic data reflects Q1 industry sector downturn

Many of the nation's industrial sectors saw major declines in the first quarter of 2014 as 16 of 22 industry groups contributed to the 2.9% decrease in U.S. economic activity, according to a quarterly report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis .

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Agriculture, Science

The New Zealand Herald

Air death toll hits 719 - but experts say flying is safe

This year is the deadliest for air disasters since 2010, but Kiwi aviation experts say passengers are still statistically unlikely to die in an aircraft crash.

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Related Topix: Science, Air Accidents

MassLive.com

Springfield students thrive with one-on-one math tutoring

The secret to unlocking the mysteries of math for some Springfield public school students is as simple as 1 +1.

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Related Topix: Springfield, MA, Science

Hispanic Business

'Method and System for Achieving Positive Net Profits Statistically'...

This patent application has not been assigned to a company or institution. The following quote was obtained by the news editors from the background information supplied by the inventors: "In the financial markets, prices of securities fluctuate randomly.

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Related Topix: Science, Science / Technology, Inventions

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Code Project

Conic Sections and the Double-Napped Cone: Apollonius of Perga, Rene...

I always thought Co-Ordinate Geometry had something to do with the Conic Sections’ being defined based on the Double-Napped cone.

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Related Topix: Science

Fast Company

New York Times Chief Data Scientist Chris Wiggins On The Way We Create And Consume Content Now

The New York Times turned 163 years old this year. And while it might be understandable for an institution older than almost anyone not named Yoda to be less-than-cutting edge in its digital approach, that didn't stop the knives from coming out when an unflattering innovation report leaked earlier this year.

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Related Topix: Science, Columbia University, Journalism, Business News

The Times

Teen finds academic success at college

Jennifer Jin doesn't think she's exceptional. Her father, Yijun Jin, doesn't think so either.

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Related Topix: Mary Baldwin College, Science

Herding Cats

All Decisions Are Based On Mathematics

Obvious not every decision we make is based on mathematics, but when we're spending money, especiallyother people's money, we'd better have so good reason to do so.

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Related Topix: Science, All Things Considered

St. Petersburg Times

K12State orders investigation of St. Petersburg school for possible FCAT cheating

A large number of Bay Point fourth-graders turned in math tests that were so similar as to be statistically improbable, according to a letter from the state to Pinellas school chief Mike Grego.

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Related Topix: St. Petersburg, FL, Science, Pinellas County, FL

Home

And I thought math wasn't my thing...

I'm no mathematician, but when it comes to geometric patterns in fashion, call me a pro.

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Related Topix: Science, Entertainment

AdExchanger.com

Crosswise Is The New Cross-Screen Kid On The Block

Multi-screen tracking company Crosswise, which launched Thursday its cross-device identification solution, doesn't care about buying media.

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Related Topix: Science, Marketing

Yeovil Express

Neroche Primary School SATs success

Neroche Primary School, near Ilminster, moved into the top ten primary schools across the county, out of 226 other schools, after it achieved a 95% pass rate in their SATs results.

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Related Topix: Science

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