Wolfram asks- why teach multiplication?

If you have not listened to the TED talk by Conrad Wolfram, I highly recommend you do. If you have any interest in math education, the odds are great that his talk is far more

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If you have not listened to the TED talk by Conrad Wolfram, I highly recommend you do. If you have any interest in math education, the odds are great that his talk is far more

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Javascript can’t be in two places at the same time & a rant on math games

Spirit Lake: The Game is mostly an adventure game that teaches math. However, it has lots of Easter eggs, side quests and spin-offs added because hey, these are kids and sometimes they like to do

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Spirit Lake: The Game is mostly an adventure game that teaches math. However, it has lots of Easter eggs, side quests and spin-offs added because hey, these are kids and sometimes they like to do

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Just In Time Design

We don’t perfect design in our programming until we’re sure we’re going to keep it. Here is a link to the article from 2003 that impressed me, which I mentioned in the video.

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We don’t perfect design in our programming until we’re sure we’re going to keep it. Here is a link to the article from 2003 that impressed me, which I mentioned in the video.

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You should do that: Questions and suggestions from the Interwebz

I wrote a post recently about how social media may be overrated for marketing, but that doesn’t mean, paradoxically, that I think social media is over-rated. I think social media is often under-rated for its

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I wrote a post recently about how social media may be overrated for marketing, but that doesn’t mean, paradoxically, that I think social media is over-rated. I think social media is often under-rated for its

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Is social media over-rated?

@xek tweeted that “Almost everyone who does twitter stats is a fucking moron”. I was going to say that no one really knows what the hell is going on when it comes to social media,

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@xek tweeted that “Almost everyone who does twitter stats is a fucking moron”. I was going to say that no one really knows what the hell is going on when it comes to social media,

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Who is too old for a start-up? or A week in the life of a statistician

Since it’s the international year of statistics, I felt a little guilty that I have not done that much in the way of statistics lately. However, I think that is true whether you are an

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Since it’s the international year of statistics, I felt a little guilty that I have not done that much in the way of statistics lately. However, I think that is true whether you are an

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True confessions about documentation

We’re waiting by the phone, um, computer  to find that our Kickstarter project is (we hope!) approved. In the meantime, our Chief Marketing Officer asked me why there was a need for documentation, which is

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We’re waiting by the phone, um, computer  to find that our Kickstarter project is (we hope!) approved. In the meantime, our Chief Marketing Officer asked me why there was a need for documentation, which is

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Day 2: Start-up News – Boring, Important Measurement

It never ceases to amaze me that intelligent people will spend huge amounts of time doing a literature review, designing elaborate theories, generating elegant hypotheses, selecting a three-stage stratified random sample, performing multivariate analyses, and

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It never ceases to amaze me that intelligent people will spend huge amounts of time doing a literature review, designing elaborate theories, generating elegant hypotheses, selecting a three-stage stratified random sample, performing multivariate analyses, and

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Day 1 of Start-up News: Our Native American Game to Teach Mathematics- It Works

On twitter, where I probably spend too much of my time, Dave Winer suggested that start-ups write about themselves, thus cutting out Tech Crunch as the middle man. Since Dave wrote the original blogging software

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On twitter, where I probably spend too much of my time, Dave Winer suggested that start-ups write about themselves, thus cutting out Tech Crunch as the middle man. Since Dave wrote the original blogging software

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It’s Going to be a Great Year for Math Games (& how I know that from judo)

I’m working on the latest two proposals for federal funding for our computer games while sitting by the fire in a ski resort in Vermont, which is funny because I have never skied in my

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I’m working on the latest two proposals for federal funding for our computer games while sitting by the fire in a ski resort in Vermont, which is funny because I have never skied in my

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