Numbers at work: a cultural perspective by Rudolf Josef Taschner

By Rudolf Josef Taschner

Drawing essentially from old examples, this publication explains the super function that numbers and, particularly, arithmetic play in all features of our civilization and tradition. The full of life variety and illustrative examples will interact the reader who desires to comprehend the various ways that arithmetic permits technological know-how, expertise, artwork, song, politics, and rational foundations of human suggestion. each one bankruptcy specializes in the impact of arithmetic in a selected box and on a particular old determine, resembling "Pythagoras: Numbers and Symbol"; "Bach: Numbers and Music"; "Descartes: Numbers and Space."

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Game, Set and Matched: One Year on the Betting Exchanges by Iain Fletcher

By Iain Fletcher

"It's all on. each pound left within the account. Why am I doing this?" this is often what Iain Fletcher's 365 days as a "pro" at the making a bet exchanges had come down to—80 mins on a mid desk Rugby League online game. the writer of the acclaimed On Tilt was once given cash by way of a number one matched having a bet corporation, and given year to show a revenue and research the intricacies of the hot on-line making a bet phenomenon. online game, Set and Matched is the attention-grabbing diary of his efforts to grasp Matched making a bet. alongside the way in which he information the right way to wager effectively at the exchanges on every kind of activities from horse racing to football and rugby to golfing. also, he highlights the monetary and mental disciplines required to come back out forward.

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