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    Numbers “Talk” for This Storyteller

    Numbers “Talk” for This Storyteller

    Jan 17, 2019

    Charlene Blohm’s marketing company relies on math to tell the stories of company and client success.




    Archeologist, Anthropologist...Crime Fighter?

    Archeologist, Anthropologist...Crime Fighter?

    Dec 20, 2018

     Jeffrey Brantingham’s predictive policing software helps protect one out of every 33 people in the U.S.

    (UCLA Anthropologist P. Jeffrey...




    Designing a Dynamic Pet Dinosaur: Mattel’s Michael Kadile

    Designing a Dynamic Pet Dinosaur: Mattel’s Michael Kadile

    Oct 18, 2018

     

    Michael Kadile has one of the coolest jobs on the planet. A lead product designer at Mattel, he’s the creative mind behind this season’s hot...




    Meteorology: Sunny with a 100% Chance of Math

    Meteorology: Sunny with a 100% Chance of Math

    Sep 17, 2018

    As a young equestrian, Danielle Gersh became obsessed with how the weather affected her horses. Will the temperature dip low enough so that...




    For Celebrated Jazz Artist, Vijay Iyer, Math Drives Musical Innovation

    For Celebrated Jazz Artist, Vijay Iyer, Math Drives Musical Innovation

    Aug 20, 2018

    Photo: Lynne Harty

    You don’t have to understand math in order to make great music, but it helps. Music is intrinsically mathematical, and the two...




    Entrepreneur Needs Math to Bring Revolutionary Products to Life

    Entrepreneur Needs Math to Bring Revolutionary Products to Life

    Jul 16, 2018

    You can’t pigeonhole David Horinek. How could you? He’s a chemist, a cryptocurrency inventor,  business owner, and … expert hairdresser? 

    You read...




    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating

    No Use for Algebra? Try Creating "League of Legends" Without It.

    Jun 18, 2018

     

    If you want to build the “most played PC video game” in all of North America and Europe, you need math. Lots of it.

    Sure, computers do the heavy...




    Neuroscientist Uses Math To Study Behavior Outside the Norm

    Neuroscientist Uses Math To Study Behavior Outside the Norm

    May 21, 2018

    Might better treatments be available for people with ADHD, depression, Alzheimer’s Disease, or schizophrenia if we could turn on—or off—the right...




    Making Monsters Move with Math: Technical Director David Kim

    Making Monsters Move with Math: Technical Director David Kim

    Mar 26, 2018

    You’re in 4th grade, dreaming about what you want to do when you grow up. What could possibly be cooler, you think, than bringing the characters...




    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Artist Hillel Smith: Using Math to Create Art

    Feb 12, 2018

     

    Every single day, Hillel Smith uses math to create art. It’s not “fractal art” or computer-driven design. He simply needs math to produce the...



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    Before I came to Mathnasium, I could sum up everything I felt about math in one word: 'EVIL!' I hated math. ... Mathnasium has been my safe haven. They truly have shown me the light when it came to addressing my fear and provided me with the tools that I need to rebuild my prior knowledge so that I won't forget it. Math is no longer a subject I shy away from but it is a subject I can boldly accept and understand.

    Roxanne, 12th grade

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