Thursday, February 21st, 2013 | Author: Konrad Voelkel

I have to admit that I try to read more than I actually do, in particular blog posts. In this post I give you some links from 2010 that I ~~now read~~ skimmed a few weeks ago and found to be fresh enough to be shared again.

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Saturday, October 27th, 2012 | Author: Konrad Voelkel

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Saturday, May 05th, 2012 | Author: Konrad Voelkel

This is a list of resources available on the web for research mathematicians, which used to be updated regularly. The first version was published May 5, 2012. The last update was on March 12, 2015, marked by [UPDATE 15-03-12]. It is now no longer actively maintained.

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Monday, August 16th, 2010 | Author: Konrad Voelkel

I just finished **Decoding the Universe - How the new science of information is explaining everything in the cosmos, from our brains to black holes**, written *2006* by the former mathematics student and now associate professor of journalism *Charles Seife*, apparently well known for his other books *Zero* and *Alpha&Omega* (which I didn't read).

The book in Google Books and a much shorter review I wrote in German on Amazon.de

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Sunday, January 24th, 2010 | Author: Konrad Voelkel

Since I recently finished reading Donald G. Saari's wonderful book "Chaotic Elections - A Mathematician Looks at Voting" (published by the American Mathematical Society), I decided to give a short example of what goes wrong in elections, so you'll know how voting paradoxes influence our lives and why you should know something about it. This is about Germany, but I tried to design the example such that you don't have to know anything about Germany to understand it.

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Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 | Author: Konrad Voelkel

Ich mach mal eine Liste von den Grundlagen, und woher ich sie gelernt habe (=was ich als brauchbare Lektüre empfinde, also meine Lieblingsliteratur)

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