Geekspeak

Geekspeak

How Life + Mathematics = Happiness

eBook - 2008 | 1st Collins ed.
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Tattersall has rescued math from the prison of the classroom and put it to use in novel and unexpected ways to explain away some oft-pondered mysteries of the world.
Publisher: New York, NY : Collins, 2008.
Edition: 1st Collins ed.
ISBN: 9780062047373
006204737X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (x, 239 p.)
Alternative Title: Geek speak
Contents: Introduction: Living with numbers
Scrabbling for words
Pumping iron
Safe as houses
Well connected
Fatal attraction
Home alone
Beam me up, Scotty
Hidden death
It's for you
War chest
When the wind blows
You're rubbish
The cunning fox
Fly wheels
Bus stop
Stirring airs
Dream flight
Processing power
Soul mates
Idiot calculus
The ghostly present
Bad breath
The final judgment
Heavenly body
Passing water
The man in white.
Summary: Tattersall has rescued math from the prison of the classroom and put it to use in novel and unexpected ways to explain away some oft-pondered mysteries of the world.

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