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Scientific American did a podcast episode about Cleo, the Math StackExchange user who posted incredible answers with zero explanation and then disappeared in 2015. I would love to know who they were and why. Terence Tao confirmed that he was not Cleo. Some people thought it was Hawking, or Ramanujan reborn. Just excellent work.

9th May, 5:02 pm

math for programmers makes a lot of good points. i just need a way to track my wikipedia usage and claim it as 'studying'

26th April, 10:06 am

there's something special about most numbers. lots to learn

29th June, 11:48 am

a wooden binary adder? too cool [via hammond]

15th January, 12:22 am

a interesting article on huge numbers [via xkcd]

20th November, 2:17 pm

pie are square? two pie are. and three pie are cube!

26th July, 2:32 pm

the wikipedia page on surreal numebrs makes for interesting reading.

13th July, 11:59 am

this is a nice piece on highly composite numbers.

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