Math/Maths 76: Hot Matrix Algebra News

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Facebook's '3.74 degrees of separation'; Matrix algebra news; Network Theory of Basketball; Calculators in primary school; Google Shows Some Love to Math Lovers; GCHQ spy recruitment code solved, would-be spies directed to £25,000 job vacancy; Introductory Calculus for Infants; Fibonacci Scarf; Straight Statistics merges with Full Fact; EPSRC Mathematical Sciences fellowships update; Physics and mathematics teachers; Princess in a Castle news; and more.

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Anatomy of Facebook
Facebook's '3.74 degrees of separation' is far from being significant
Key mathematical tool sees first advance in 24 years
Breaking the Coppersmith-Winograd barrier
Network Theory of Basketball
Children ‘over-reliant on calculators’ in maths lessons
Calculators in schools: Pupils face limits
Subtracting calculators adds to children's maths abilities, says minister
Zeilberger 15th Opinion
The Feeling Of Power by Isaac Asimov
Google Shows Some Love to Math Lovers
GCHQ spy recruitment code solved
Would-be spies who crack GCHQ code directed to £25,000 job vacancy
Introductory Calculus for Infants
Fibonacci Scarf
Shape of the universe explained through art
Everything & Nothing Workshop Videos
Straight Statistics merges with Full Fact
EPSRC Mathematical Sciences fellowship
Physics teachers
Guardian blog: 8128 and perfect numbers
Princess in a Castle
Newcastle MathsJam November 2011 recap
IMAMATHSBLOGGER: Lessons for mathematical modelling from the global financial crisis
Preparedness for mathematics at university
Early Morning Mathematics

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