Gregory Zuckerman, the bestselling author of The Greatest Trade Ever and The Frackers, answers the question investors have been asking for decades How did Jim Simons do it Shortlisted for the Financial Times McKinsey Business Book of the Year AwardJim Simons is the greatest money maker in modern
Lucy Callahan was struck by lightning She doesn t remember it, but it changed her life forever The zap gave her genius level math skills, and ever since, Lucy has been homeschooled Now, at 12 years old, she s technically ready for college She just has to pass 1 test middle school Lucy s
The first thing I remember being said of me with any consistency was that I was intelligent and I recognized even then that it was a comment leveled at me with as much disapproval as admiration Still, I never tried to hide or suppress my mind as some girls do, and thank God, because that would have
When it comes to artificial intelligence, we either hear of a paradise on earth or of our imminent extinction It s time we stand face to digital face with the true powers and limitations of the algorithms that already automate important decisions in healthcare, transportation, crime, and commerce.
A New York Times BestsellerAnEconomistBest Book of 2015 The most important book on decision making since Daniel Kahneman sThinking, Fast and Slow Jason Zweig,TheWall Street Journal Everyone would benefit from seeing further into the future, whether buying stocks, crafting policy, launching a new
The only legitimate child of Lord Byron, the most brilliant, revered, and scandalous ofthe Romantic poets, Ada was destined for fame long before her birth Estranged fromAda s father, who was infamously mad, bad, and dangerous to know, Ada smathematician mother is determined to save her only child
The Family Fang meets The Storied Life of A.J Fikry in this literary mystery about a struggling bookseller whose recently deceased grandfather, a famed mathematician, left behind a dangerous equation for her to track down and protect before others can get their hands on it.Just days after
A one of a kind, laugh out loud picture book, perfect for any kid who has ever begged or bemoaned, Five minutes Families everywhere will recognize themselves in this clever, hilarious, and completely irresistible picture book Five minutes is a lot of time or is it Well, it depends on
What does AI mean for your business Read this book to find out Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google Artificial intelligence does the seemingly impossible, magically bringing machines to life driving cars, trading stocks, and teaching children But facing the sea change that AI will bring can
Gene Luen Yang is the National Ambassador for Young People s Literature There s something lurking beneath the surface of Stately Academy literally In a secret underground classroom Hopper, Eni, and Josh discover that the campus was once home to the Bee School, an institute where teachers,
The invention of numerals is perhaps the greatest abstraction the human mind has ever created Virtually everything in our lives is digital, numerical, or quantified The story of how and where we got these numerals, which we so depend on, has for thousands of years been shrouded in mystery Finding
Most of the time, the maths in our everyday lives works quietly behind the scenes Until someone forgets to carry a 1 and a bridge collapses, a plane drops out of the sky or a building rocks when its resonant frequency matches a gym class leaping to Snap s 1990 hit I ve Got The Power This book is
The inspiring true story of mathematician Katherine Johnson made famous by the award winning film Hidden Figures who counted and computed her way to NASA and helped put a man on the moon Katherine knew it was wrong that African Americans didn t have the same rights as others as wrong as 5 5 12.
Banish math anxiety and give students of all ages a clear roadmap to success Mathematical Mindsets provides practical strategies and activities to help teachers and parents show all children, even those who are convinced that they are bad at math, that they can enjoy and succeed in math Jo
Douglas Hofstadter s book is concerned directly with the nature of maps or links between formal systems However, according to Hofstadter, the formal system that underlies all mental activity transcends the system that supports it If life can grow out of the formal chemical substrate of the cell,
xn yn zn, where n represents 3, 4, 5, no solution I have discovered a truly marvelous demonstration of this proposition which this margin is too narrow to contain With these words, the seventeenth century French mathematician Pierre de Fermat threw down the gauntlet to future generations.
This masterpiece of science and mathematical fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for than 100 years The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A Abbott 1838 1926 , it describes the journeys of A Square sic
The Freakonomics of math a math world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our handsThe math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how
A perennial bestseller by eminent mathematician G Polya, How to Solve It will show anyone in any field how to think straight In lucid and appealing prose, Polya reveals how the mathematical method of demonstrating a proof or finding an unknown can be of help in attacking any problem that can be