Mark Chu-Carroll is one of the premiere math bloggers in the world, able to guide readers through complicated concepts with delightful casualness. In Good Math he brings that same skill to a book-length journey through math, from the basic notion of numbers through recent developments in computer programming. If you have ever been curious about the golden ratio or Turing machines or why pi never runs out of numbers, this is the book for you.
|author of “Matter,” a weekly column about science in The New York Times (http://bit.ly/NYTZimmer); and “The Loom,” a National Geographic Magazine blog (http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/blog/the-loom)|
Fans of Mark Chu-Carroll’s lively and informative blog, ...