Did You Know: What really made Italian mathematician Leonardo Pisano so famous?

The 13th Century Italian Leonardo Pisano was perhaps the most talented European mathematician of the Middle Ages. But we little know about his real name, as he is best known by his nickname Fibonacci. This would come as a surprise to Leonardo himself, that he has been immortalized in the famous sequence – 0, 1, … Continue reading Did You Know: What really made Italian mathematician Leonardo Pisano so famous?

Did You Know : The Other Sides of Pythagoras

We all who know even a little bit about mathematics, have heard the name 'Pythagoras' and his famous theorem 'Pythagoras' theorem'.  He is often called the first 'true' mathematician and it is  probably true that we owe pure mathematics to Pythagoras. Although his contribution was undoubtedly important, he remains a controversial personality in the mathematician community. … Continue reading Did You Know : The Other Sides of Pythagoras

Did You Know : The History of Egyptian Mathematics – Part II

Egyptian Numerals: In my previous article we discussed an overview of the Ancient Egyptian mathematics : Part I where we saw a glimpse of the only evidences we have : The Rhind and Moscow papyri. We will discuss more detailed analysis of these evidences. But in order to truly understand Egyptian Mathematics, it is important to … Continue reading Did You Know : The History of Egyptian Mathematics – Part II

Did You Know : The History of Egyptian Mathematics – Part I

An Overview: The early Egyptians settled along the fertile Nile valley as early as about 6000 BC, and they began to record the patterns of lunar phases and the seasons, both for agricultural and religious reasons. The Pharaoh’s surveyors used measurements based on body parts to measure land and buildings very early in Egyptian history, … Continue reading Did You Know : The History of Egyptian Mathematics – Part I

How to make a USB drive bootable and Install Windows from it without any third party software

In this post I am gonna show you how you can use your USB drive to install Windows WITHOUT using any third party software and save a lot of time. This was a much needed post because of several reasons. First of all, you will save a lot of time. You can cut the installation … Continue reading How to make a USB drive bootable and Install Windows from it without any third party software

Did You Know: Secrets and Facts about Javascript

JavaScript - The world's most misunderstood programming language. JavaScript, also known as Mocha, or LiveScript, or JScript, or ECMAScript, is one of the world's most popular programming languages. Virtually every personal computer in the world has at least one JavaScript interpreter installed on it and in active use. Despite its popularity, few know that JavaScript … Continue reading Did You Know: Secrets and Facts about Javascript