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Monday, July 11, 2011

Fibonacci Redux

What is it about mathematicians with 4-syllable names...? Books just keep appearing related to Pythagorus and Fibonacci. I haven't read it yet, but worth noting that math-popularizer Keith Devlin's newest offering is "The Man of Numbers: Fibonacci's Arithmetic Revolution":

http://www.amazon.com/Man-Numbers-Fibonaccis-Arithmetic-Revolution/dp/0802778127

Here's one review of Devlin's new book (...from an author who wrote a book on Ar-chi-me-des ;-):

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304569504576403860686782154.html

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