Math

What Your Street Grid Reveals About Your City

The surprising ways size and shape can impact a place's economic productivity and walkability.

A Better Way of Measuring America's Science and Tech Jobs

A new study argues that only half of our so-called STEM jobs require a college degree.

What Kind of People Celebrate San Francisco's 'Pi Day'?

People who are very enthusiastic about irrational numbers, it turns out.

The Mathematical Puzzle That Is the Complexity of the City

How, if at all, can we quantify the relative complexity of a place?