Posted by: bluesyemre | April 7, 2012

Minds of Modern Mathematics (an iPad app from IBM)

 
  • To celebrate the history of math and its impact on the world, IBM has released Minds of Modern Mathematics, an iPad app that re-imagines a classic 50-foot infographic on the history of math created by husband-and-wife design team Charles and Ray Eames and displayed at the 1964 World’s Fair in New York City. The app, which can be downloaded from the iPad App Storeis an interactive vintage-meets-digital experience for students, teachers, and tech fans that illustrates how mathematics has advanced art, science, music and architecture. It reinvents the massive timeline on the history of math from 1000 AD to 1960 that was part ofMathematica: A World of Numbers…and Beyond, IBM’s milestone World’s Fair exhibit.

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