At the 52nd International Mathematical Olympiad, German contestant Lisa Sauermann (pictured), won a gold medal with a perfect score of 42 points. This is the fourth gold medal she’s won in the last four IMOs, making her the best participant in the history of the contest.
The IMO is an annual six-problem, 42-point math competition held over two days. It is the oldest science olympiad in the world.The team from the People’s Republic of China placed first overall with a total score of 189. The USA team placed second with a score of 184 and the team from Singapore placed third with a total score of 179. Sauermann’s team captured 11th place.
Math In The News.
In occasione dell’edizione di settembre dell’ e-festival, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane e Augmendylanciano una nuova ed esclusiva iniziativa.
Dopo il grande successo del Viaggio al centro della Rete dello scorso febbraio, ci sarà il Viaggio al centro dell’Innovazione, un’occasione irripetibile per tutti quelli che sono interessati all’evoluzione del mondo delle startup, della Rete e a tutto ciò che ruota intorno.
IL FRECCIAROSSA DELLE STARTUP
Il 14 settembre, in coincidenza con la conferenza stampa di lancio dell’e-festival, un interoFrecciarossa viaggerà ad alta velocità da Roma a Milano trasformandosi in un vero e proprio laboratorio viaggiante attraverso l’Italia.
11 carrozze, 30 esperti, per vivere a 300 km all’ora un’esperienza unica: incontrare team di esperti, imprenditori, investitori, faculty della StartUp School e media del mondo digitale in tanti brevi e divertenti incontri con la formula dello Speed Business (15 minuti a rotazione).
e-festival – Viaggio al centro dell’innovazione.
RIM will give more details of the layoffs during its quarterly conference call on September 15.
In addition to the layoffs, RIM also announced a series of changes to its executive structure. For the most part, the changes entail giving a number of senior executives – although not co-CEOS Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie – more responsibilities. Chief operating officer (product and sales) Thorsten Heins will oversee all product engineering functions at the company. Chief information officer Robin Bienfait will also take on responsibility for the business enterprise unit. Chief operating officer (operations) Jim Rowan and chief financial officer Brian Bidulka will oversee the cost-cutting program.
RIM to cut about 2,000 jobs – The Globe and Mail.
Best of all, these stats aren’t pulled from a survey of big giant corporations with million-dollar marketing budgets and dedicated email marketing teams. 70% of our customers have between one and ten employees, and they’re design-it-yourselfers. If you run a small organization and do your own email marketing, now you have an “apples to apples” comparison with others in your industry.
via Research | MailChimp.
More could be included; these represent a wide variety of self-defeating mechanisms.
I enjoy your company most when I am by myself.
All simplifying assumptions are too complicated.
If you remember something too long, you might as well forget it.
Anyone who goes to a psychoanalyst should have his head examined — Samuel Goldwyn.
If I don’t see you again, auf wiedersehen!
I absolutely refuse to be assertive.
None of my close friends has a close acquaintance.
I am not contradicting you.
I won’t hesitate for a moment to avoid answering.
I will now predict an unanticipated result.
Ignore this sign.
Self-Defeating Sentences « Gödel’s Lost Letter and P=NP.