In another reword of the pivotal scene in Der Untergang, Adolf Hitler learns topology. Still makes me laugh every time.
[Video Link via @dpatil]
What’s the contour integral around western Europe?
0 — because all the Poles are in eastern Europe!
(actually, there are some Poles in western Europe — but they’re removable)
FlowingData explores how designers, statisticians, and computer scientists are using data to understand ourselves better — mainly through data visualization.
As for me, I'm Nathan Yau, and I have a PhD in statistics, with a background in eating.