Mathematicians often make theorems and proofs with just a pencil and paper (and some logical thinking). Another mathy thing that anyone can make with pencil and paper is a doodle. Vi Hart shows how in a series of high-speed videos on her website.

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What mathy doodles can you make?

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy person’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


    Creative and informative!