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Exploring the Google Page Rank Algorithm

(September 14, 2017) This week we talked about the Google PageRank algorithm. I facilitated it in the same way that Dr. Emile Davie Lawrence did at the recent National Math Festival in DC. I was fortunate to be in the audience during her presentation, which was recorded and available for viewing here: http://nationalmathfestival.org/photos-videos/. In Dr. Lawrence’s session, she remarkably interacted…

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What is Your Sacred Symbol?

What is Your Sacred Symbol? (Math Circle January 14, 2014) Students saw two items on the board when class began today: “Name of this course: The Nexus of Sacred Geometry and Henna Question: What is your sacred symbol?” Our visiting instructor, artist/acupuncturist Gina Gruenberg, and I teamed up to start to explore this question with students. “Is there anything you…

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