SmartSellTM - The New Way to Sell Online

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Humble Pi
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Promotional Information

Matt Parker, the brilliant stand-up mathematician, shows us what happens when maths goes wrong in the real world.

About the Author

Originally a maths teacher from Australia, Matt Parker now lives in Godalming in a house full of almost every retro video-game console ever made. He is fluent in binary and could write your name in a sequence of noughts and ones in seconds. He loves doing maths and stand-up, often simultaneously. When he's not working as the Public Engagement in Mathematics Fellow at Queen Mary University of London, he's performing in sold-out live comedy shows, spreading his love of maths via TV and radio, or converting photographs into Excel spreadsheets. He is the author of Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension.

Reviews

Matt Parker has pulled off something wonderful . . . his stories are superb. -- Marcus Berkmann * The Daily Mail *
Parker is consistently very funny . . . highly entertaining. * The Guardian *
Numbers to die for. Four stars. -- Simon Griffith * Mail on Sunday *
Bought it yesterday, enjoying it enormously, well done! -- Dara O Briain * Twitter *
I just finished the new book by irrepressible maths enthusiast @standupmaths, and it's GREAT! -- Adam Savage, ex-host of 'Mythbusters' * Twitter *
An entertaining and often alarming journey through the numerical blunders made over the years. * The Big Issue *
"[Matt Parker] shows off math at its most playful and multifarious" --Jordan Ellenberg, author of "How to Not Be Wrong * Jordan Ellenberg *
Matt Parker is some sort of unholy fusion of a prankster, wizard and brilliant nerd--maths is rarely this clever, funny and ever so slightly naughty. * Adam Rutherford, author of "Creation" *

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Humour » General
Home » Books » Science » Mathematics » Essays
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Humble Pi: A Comedy of Maths Errors on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond World Ltd.
Back to top