Maths is a fickle world. Stay à la mode with our guide to the latest trends.
HOT NFT hexagons
Show your Twitter followers you’re an idiot by investing in a $3/month monkey
NOT NFT shapes of constant width
Rolls down non-fungible coin slots, and comes free with every non-fungible copy of Chalkdust
NOT Celebrating mathematical days
Twosday Tuesday! Pi Day! Lots of numerical fun to be had this year.
HOT Doing maths on these days
Who needs pi to more than 11 decimal places anyway?
‘Whilst we thankfully live in a society where we can freely express our opinions’, these guys will spam your inbox then email your funders when you say on Twitter they have a silly name
NOT Researching fish
Some pretty cool agent-based swarming modelling possible
HOT Zoom chicken
Say goodbye and keep waving. Just… keep… waving… Behold! Your own private party!
NOT Host has ended the meeting
HOT Selling your puzzle to the NYT for $1m
Five pages of puzzles in this issue. One of them has to be worth something, right?
NOT Winning a Fields medal for $15k
That’s like, a tank and a half of petrol?
HOT Chalkdust launch parties
Pizza! Quizzes! OK maybe we’ve had enough quizzes to last two lifetimes.
NOT Downing Street parties
This issue currently racing Sue Gray for first to publish
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More from Chalkdust
- We review the first of this year's nominees for Book of the Year
- We announce the shortlist of our favourite maths-themed books of last year
- Twitch streaming, abacuses and Pascal's secrets feature in our AW23 issue! Plus all your favourite puzzles & columns.
- Can you solve it?
- Today's weather: seasonal, highs of π/18.
- And more importantly, are you on the A-level formula sheet?