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calculus

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Buzz Out Loud 650: Calculus is bogus

Rounding down to zero? Pish-posh. In other intriguing news, Google and Dell may be working on an iPhone competitor. Dishy.

By January 30, 2008

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Wolfram education apps raise teaching dilemma

A company that caters to Ph.Ds is recrafting its software for students of math, music, and more. But will turning an iPod into a calculus calculator be a crutch or a brain booster?

By January 18, 2011

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Green-tech news harvest: Stealth geothermal start-up, solar parking lots

Wrightspeed's electric car is a screamer; a dip into water monitoring investing; Evergreen Solar's big order; and the biofuels and food calculus.

By May 23, 2008

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Medieval bishop's theory resembles modern concept of multiple universes

A 13th-century bishop's theory about the formation of the universe has intriguing parallels with the theory of multiple universes.

April 27, 2014

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Google's Euler doodle highlights an O.G. math star

The search engine celebrated Tax Day by paying tribute to one of the original numbers guys on his 306th birthday.

By April 15, 2013

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An Amazon Prime price bump means fist pumps at Netflix

Amazon is considering a Prime rate increase, and it would push the cost higher than Netflix for the first time. That's good news for Netflix, but -- like Prime's combo of services -- it's a little complicated.

By January 30, 2014

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'Family Ties' actress goes to college to learn coding

Justine Bateman, best known as Mallory Keaton on "Family Ties," shares her inspiring odyssey with putting acting on hold to go back to school to study coding, computer science, and quantum mechanics.

By May 30, 2013

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Pierre de Fermat's last theorem celebrated

Pierre de Fermat, born on this day, famously doodled his last theorem in the margin of a textbook, troubling mathematicians for over 300 years.

By August 17, 2011

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Don't assume Apple will own the smart home -- here's why

SmartThings and other smart-home vendors will be watching WWDC with interest, but no need to move out yet.

By May 27, 2014

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Jobs: 'I don't want to make Android users happy'

Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs contains a lot of references to Android, which he viewed as a "stolen product."

By October 23, 2011