Sunday, May 12, 2013

"The Fractalist" Review

Fabulous NY Times review from Jim Holt of The Fractalist (Benoit Mandelbrot's memoir) here:

...And, on an entertaining side-note, Clifford Pickover often posts "shiver in awe" tweets about mathematical factoids that are astounding to learn of. And this one just about did make me shiver in awe:
"The string 62644957128 occurs at position 62644957128 in the decimal digits of Pi. " WHOOOOA!!

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