Monthly Archives: October 2009

Blog Action Day

This year’s Blog Action Day is devoted to the theme of Climate Change and an understanding of mathematics is certainly essential for anyone involved in making making decisions about how to respond to this issue (which in a democracy is … Continue reading

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FAQ for Universities Interested in WPMu

Since my institution has started using WPMu for faculty and departmental websites I had better have a look at this from bavatuesdays (which came to me  via Stephen Downes).

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xkcd – A Webcomic – Locke and Demosthenes

xkcd – A Webcomic – Locke and Demosthenes.

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How to remember trig ratios

Inventing cute mnemonics is fun, and the process of inventing and checking them may help reinforce the definitions, but beyond that they really are useless – and I believe they do more harm than good when people actually try to … Continue reading

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