EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker

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CHARACTERS ì Humble Pi Rs of computer software not fully understanding the limitations of packaged programs The only topic that is somewhat technical and reuires a bit of effort to follow is Parker's explanation of how the inexactitudes introduced by inputting and out. I love maths I enjoy finding out about mathematical and statistical errors I was thinking some of my maths teacher friends might enjoy it and find it useful for illustrations in class Thats where the plot breaks down a littleI enjoyed the book but was a little disappointed that so much was taken from fields of computing and engineering where the issue wasn t strictly a mathematical failure but a failure for example to understand the limits of binary or load bearing or resonant freuency Many of the examples could easily have found themselves in books subtitled A Comedy of Engineering Errors or A Comedy of Programming ErrorsThe book is fine if you are looking for a book that shows how mathematics in its many practical applications goes wrong Having said that there are chapters that are mathsnumberstatistics oriented than others But not as many as I would have likedThe book is reasonably well written but a few too many asides to the reader for my liking

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CHARACTERS ì Humble Pi Putting date in decimal form leads to problems because the internal computations are actually done in binary Yet Parker has a sly wit; so although all this sounds very serious in fact the writing style is breezy and in some parts extremely funny. This was one of the most highly entertaining books I ve ever read Whitty and easily digestable I would recommend this to anyone remotely interested in math or engineering

SUMMARY ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Matt Parker

CHARACTERS ì Humble Pi The author explains how the misuse of math creates problems Mathematical errors often include mistaking units pounds for kilograms feet for meters and misunderstanding probabilistic and statistical statements Parker also presents examples of use. Humble Pi takes us on a tour of the times when math engineering and programming have gone wrong leading to disastrous or sometimes just funny results The book covers a range of mistakes including bridge failures space exploration disasters game show cheats financial algorithms gone rogue and so much I pretty much loved this book from start to finish I found it thoroughly fascinating and often hilarious Parker has a great way with explaining technical subjects distilling it down to layman terms while retaining his humor Even on events I already know about Parker s explanations provided a new and interesting takeThe book is organized so that similar themes are grouped together into chapters but each incident is only a few pages long so it never feels bogged down or boring I found it best to read with the internet handy so I could zip on and find out whenever it interested meIt s been a while since I ve been this riveted by a nonfiction book I was tearing through it chuckling to myself and stopping only to look up videos of Michael Larson on Press Your Luck and Galloping Gertie as it came down I m so glad I happened across this book It totally spoke to the inner engineer nerd in me After all the only thing fascinating than how something works is when it doesn t


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    EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker Humble Pi takes us on a tour of the times when math engineering and programming have gone wrong leading to disastrous or

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    SUMMARY Humble Pi EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker SUMMARY ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Matt Parker Turns out that pi's not as humble as one could imagine That many people actually did die as a result of many of the errors is tragic and definitely takes most of fun from the comedy The unfortunate book name aside it's a magnificent read into how maths go bump in everywhere‘Plaintiff’s insistence that the commercial appears to be a serious offer reuires the Court to explain why the commercial is funny Explaining why a joke is funny i

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    EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker I really enjoyed this book I'm one of those people who got labelled bad at math at a young age because I struggled with arithmetic and still do That resulted in my getting handed a lot of books of math is fun type puzzles when I was a kid which were definitely much fun than math class I learned to differentiate math from arithmetic and stubbornly took math classes up through calculus which was fascinating but which I've sadly never had an

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    SUMMARY ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Matt Parker Matt Parker ´ 8 CHARACTERS SUMMARY Humble Pi Knew I was going to love this book when I opened it and immediately saw the page numbers going the wrong wayIt is a lot of fun the whole way th

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    EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker Summary not very interesting and it's not about maths errorsThis book is a collection of anecdotes that you can read anywhere most of them I had read before and you can find them on the internet too They're bundled by theme here which

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    SUMMARY Humble Pi EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker SUMMARY ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Matt Parker I love maths I enjoy finding out about mathematical and statistical errors I was thinking some of my maths teacher friends might enjoy it and find it useful for illustrations in class Thats where the plot breaks down a littleI enjoyed the book but was a little disappointed that so much was taken from fields of computing and engineering whe

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    SUMMARY ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Matt Parker EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker Matt Parker ´ 8 CHARACTERS Matt Parker had me thoroughly enjoying this collection of situations where maths and numbers go wrong in everyday life I think the book's title is a little weak 'Humble Pi' doesn't really convey what it's about but that subtitle 'a comedy of maths errors' is far informativeWith his delightful conversational style honed in his stand up maths shows it feels as if Parker is a friend down the pub relating the story of some technical disaster dr

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    Matt Parker ´ 8 CHARACTERS SUMMARY ✓ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF ´ Matt Parker EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker This was one of the most highly entertaining books I’ve ever read Whitty and easily digestable I would recommend this to anyone remotely interested in math or engineering

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    EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker SUMMARY Humble Pi A Christmas present book from a relative in recognition of my past technical careerEach chapter a nugget of information about some ‘maths’ error that has caused us problems in everyday life I put ‘maths’ in inverted commas a

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    EBOOK NEW Humble Pi Ë Matt Parker Lots of interesting anecdotes Sometimes the math and science explanations went over my head uite funny

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  • Paperback
  • 314
  • Humble Pi
  • Matt Parker
  • English
  • 10 July 2020
  • 9780241360194