Category Archives: Math

2012 in review ~ and I didn’t have to write it!

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 9,700 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Two Scenarios: from the Mind of a Writer from and the Mind of a Librarian

Which is my mind, of course… I’m in two minds about most things… So this is a fun fast story. I was surprised when I viewed my stats for the 456th time yesterday and saw that I was up 200% … Continue reading

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Scale – It’s All about Perspective

Warning: This post actually contains some quantitative and observational qualitative research.  However, no one paid me. I’m kind of bummed about that… I know it is cliché – talking about scales and weight and women…for the most part, we say the … Continue reading

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The Janus that is Math

Janus: a two-faced god This post is dedicated to my husband, Scott; Don, my Philosophy of Mathematics professor from library school & my stats-loving boss, Craig.  Three people that can “see” math – and have patiently helped me start to … Continue reading

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