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Posted on 23 March 2018 | 3:02 am
Oil price volatility at lowest since before
ReutersOil price volatility at lowest since before the slump: John KempReutersIf the oil market has felt unusually quiet in recent weeks and months, that probably reflects the almost complete lack of sharp daily price movements.COLUMN-Oil price volatility at lowest since before the slump: John ...Reuters Africaall 1 news articles »
Posted on 16 March 2018 | 6:42 am
“I Duffed My Fractal” - Slate Magazine
“I Duffed My Fractal”Slate MagazineMarch Madness is a Petri dish for tired ideas. Alternative brackets haven't been fresh since the days of Mateen Cleaves, and the roughly 3,600,000 “Dilly Dilly” ads you are going to see this month will haunt you long past springtime. But both those ...
Posted on 15 March 2018 | 10:02 am
Liz Bourke Reviews Mandelbrot the
Locus OnlineLiz Bourke Reviews Mandelbrot the Magnificent by Liz ZiemskaLocus OnlineMandelbrot the Magnificent is a striking and peculiar novella about real-life Jewish mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot, who was born in Poland in 1924, emigrated to France in 1936, and survived the Nazi occupation there. Later he would have the ...
Posted on 11 March 2018 | 8:40 am
Free Will Astrology (3/7/18) - Seven Days
Seven DaysFree Will Astrology (3/7/18)Seven DaysYou, too, can perform a small miracle if you do. SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Scorpio mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot was a connoisseur of "the art of roughness" and "the uncontrolled element in life." He liked to locate and study the hidden order in ...and more »
Posted on 7 March 2018 | 7:16 am
TEDxDayton tickets available
TED speakers have included Roger Ebert, Sheryl Sandberg, Bill Gates, Elizabeth Gilbert, Benoit Mandelbrot, Philippe Starck, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Brian Greene, Isabel Allende and former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown. Three major TED events are held each ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:57 am
Alumni artists in residence exhibit at
Blanco states that, “The making of these works grew out of a desire to create a pictorial unity. Just as Benoit Mandelbrot saw order in the natural world with his ‘fractal geometry,’ so too was I seeing an order within the apparent, sometimes chaotic ...
Posted on 14 August 2015 | 6:00 pm
Benoît Mandelbrot’s Last Interview
In a 2010 interview with Errol Morris, filmed 18 days before Mandelbrot’s death, the legendary mathematician talks about his work and the origin of the word ‘fractal’ with which he will always be associated.
Posted on 19 November 2013 | 10:41 pm
MATHEMATICS is a curious subject. Though often classed as one, it is not really a science. That scientists use it to describe their interpretation of reality is not quite the same thing. Nor, though, is it an art—not, at any rate, in the modern meaning ...
Posted on 20 October 2010 | 10:00 am
BENOIT MANDELBROT – FRACTALS INTO INFINITY
CAMBRIDGE, MA – Benoit Mandelbrot, the father of fractal geometry, passed away into infinity. Benoit Mandelbrot passed away a few days ago on October 14, 2010. Since 1987, Mandelbrot was a member of the Yale’s mathematics department. He was a ...
Posted on 16 October 2010 | 10:00 am