Mathematics and Multimedia Miscellany 1

This is the first edition of Math and Multimedia Miscellany (MMM). MMM will contain technology news, interesting math articles, miscellaneous announcements, and other stuff that I cannot include in regular posts.

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Erlina R. Ronda has currently created an e-library, a collection of readings  for mathematics teachers and would be mathematics teachers.  Her collection includes research readings on mathematics education and history of mathematics. Erlina is the author of the Mathematics for Teaching blog.

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Google has currently launched Google drive, but is selling Google Sketchup to Trimble. Yes, you heard it right — Google selling. Google Sketchup is a 3d modeling program created by @Last Software. It was acquired by Google on March 14, 2006.

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Despite the numerous applications of mathematics in real-life, I found an interesting news on how a physicist used mathematics to avoid traffic penalty. Now, that’s really real-life!

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I have been looking for a good bookmarking tool, and it seems that Pinterest suits my preferences. There is not much right now in my account, but it will be active soon. If you are interested to follow me on Pinterest, you can visit my boards at http://pinterest.com/jrbautista/.

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The Mathematics and Multimedia Carnival is home! I will be hosting the 23rd edition.  Please submit your articles on or before May 18, 2012.

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Mathematics and Multimedia is currently looking for carnival hosts. If you are interested, email me at mathandmultimedia@gmail.com. June, July and August 2012  are available for hosting.

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That’s all for now. Happy weekend everyone!

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