Calculus and sustainability

I saw a number of interesting talks while at the Joint Mathematics Meeting last week. Hopefully I’ll find the time to write about some of them here. One of the presentations that got me the most excited was the minicourse that I attended, Educating about the state of the planet and sustainability while enhancing calculus,…

Create your own word clouds

This post is not really math-related.  I discovered a cool website called Wordle, which you can use to generate custom word clouds. Here’s how Wordle describes itself. Wordle is a toy for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text….