January 21, 2021

Just Released: Free iPad App from IBM Reinvents Iconic ’60s-Era Infographic on History of Math

From IBM: To celebrate the history of math and its impact on the world, IBM has released Minds of Modern Mathematics, an iPad app that re-imagines a classic 50-foot infographic on the history of math created by husband-and-wife design team Charles and Ray Eames and displayed at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York City. […]

New Resource For Educators and Students: Beta Version of the Wolfram Education Portal Now Online

From the Wolfram|Alpha Blog: We are happy to announce the launch of the free Beta version of the Wolfram Education Portal. The portal comes equipped with a dynamic and interactive textbook, lesson plans aligned to the common core standards, and many other supplemental materials for your courses, including Wolfram Demonstrations, widgets, and videos. The Education […]

A Logical Idea: Digital Archive Containing Newly Discovered Papers and Books of George Boole Announced

From Cork Student News: UCC’s [University College Cork, Ireland] Boole Library is to receive an EMC Heritage Grant to go towards the creation of a publicly available digital archive of newly discovered papers and printed books of the mathematician George Boole, after whom the library is named. The digital archives will be integrated into the […]