Since the date is palindromic, and the weekday starts with an F, it’s time for another instalment of Follow Friday! Here’s some people I recommend following if you’re on Twitter, and some enjoyable tweets/links for you to look at if not.
You pick a polynomial with coeffs in Z & >=0. I give you x, you tell me the value. We do that again. Then I can name your poly. How?
— Colin Wright (@ColinTheMathmo) October 31, 2012
Mathematician, juggler and organiser of the upcoming MathsJam conference. Colin tweets puzzles, curios and other general mathematical and technological hilarity.
The stats tell me that 1085 people have read this month’s newsletter. Obviously I can’t go to bed until exactly 4 more have done so. #ocd
— Andrew Jeffrey (@AJMagicMessage) November 1, 2012
Mathematical entertainer and close-up magician Andrew Jeffrey was one of the many excellent speakers who visited Ireland for Maths Week. He also produces a monthly newsletter for maths teachers and other interested parties, with interesting links and recommendations.
TIL the symbol produced by \cdot is called an interpunct. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpunct. More dottery: tex.stackexchange.com/questions/1918…
— Christian Perfect (@christianp) November 1, 2012
If this post is anything, it’s a list of people I recommend following on Twitter. If you’re a regular reader of this site, and NOT already following our editor Christian P, then you’re probably not on Twitter or you’re doing it wrong.
Tune in again at an unspecified point in the future, when I’ll list more things you should click on!