Calculators that Made History

Numbers are part of our daily lives and calculator have become a daily commodity. There is no phone, tablet or laptop nowadays without a calculator app on it. It has become vital to our society, but it wasn't like that all the time (of course...). Moreover, they have evolved so much from the 1642 Blaise... Continue Reading →

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Summer Reading List

Summer is here.... It's officially holiday and I have been preparing for this summer holiday for a while. If you know me, a holiday without books means nothing. Therefore, I made a short list of books I would love to read during this summer holiday. This time I have chosen a combination of maths and... Continue Reading →

Jurassic World and Math?

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the sequel of 2015 Jurassic World. This movie is part of a well-loved universe - it's the fifth movie in the Jurassic Park series. In today's post I want to talk a little bit about the mathematician Ian Malcolm and chaos theory. Ian Malcolm is a a mathematician at University... Continue Reading →

Day 3 | Studying Logic

My days of studying logic are continuing. I find it very refreshing to spend around 20 minutes from time to time and learn something new. In today's video you will see how I found out more about double negation and conditional proof. Finally, I got to do some more complicated aspects and I had to practice more of what... Continue Reading →

Books to read during the World Cup

Recently, everyone has been talking about the World Cup. I am not a fan of football, but I appreciate the fact that the semifinals and finals of the World Cup are quite good to watch, especially with friends and family around you. In this post, I wanted to share some books you should be reading... Continue Reading →

Day 2 | Studying Logic

First of all I want to say a big "THANK YOU!" for all your support and excitement after the first video (Day 1| Studying Logic). In the end this will be a series consisting of around 11 - 12 videos in which I will share with you all my struggles to understand logic. In this... Continue Reading →

Studying Logic Day 1

While randomly walking around some second-hand bookshops, I found an old book on logic. On the first couple of pages, I realized I have never read a book about logic. Also, I realized that I have done just a very basic introduction at one point in high-school. Therefor, I bought the book straight away. On... Continue Reading →

Monument Valley for Escher Fans

Since I first heard about Escher I have been a huge fan of his. His art fascinates me. His understanding of infinities, symmetry and other mathematical concepts has made me love and understand mathematics even more. The way he represents mathematical concepts in his art is incredible. In the past I have written and shared... Continue Reading →

Mathematics – Invented or Discovered?

Last week I started a poll on Facebook asking everyone "Is mathematics invented or discovered?" When the poll ended, 578 people voted and the answer was 78% for discovered and 22% for invented. Besides the fact that many people have voted, a lot of them have shared their thoughts on this topic and they are... Continue Reading →

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