[PDF] Download ↠ Thinking In Numbers: On Life, Love, Meaning, and Math  by ↠ Daniel Tammet
A stunning rumination on math and numbers from the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day.Thinking In Numbers is the book that Daniel Tammet, bestselling author and mathematical savant, was born to write In Tammet s world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and ruminations on history, literature, anA stunning rumination on math and numbers from the bestselling author of Born on a Blue Day.Thinking In Numbers is the book that Daniel Tammet, bestselling author and mathematical savant, was born to write In Tammet s world, numbers are beautiful and mathematics illuminates our lives and minds Using anecdotes, everyday examples, and ruminations on history, literature, and , Tammet allows us to share his unique insights and delight in the way numbers, fractions, and equations underpin all our lives Inspired by the complexity of snowflakes, Anne Boleyn s eleven fingers, or his many siblings, Tammet explores questions such as why time seems to speed up as we age, whether there is such a thing as an average person, and how we can make sense of those we love Thinking In Numbers will change the way you think about math and fire your imagination to see the world with fresh eyes.
Daniel Tammet
Daniel Tammet was born in a working class suburb of London, England, on 31 January 1979, the eldest of nine children His mother had worked as a secretarial assistant his father was employed at a sheet metal factory Both became full time parents.Despite early childhood epileptic seizures and atypical behaviour, Tammet received a standard education at local schools His learning was enriched by an early passion for reading He won the town s Eager Reader prize at the age of eleven At secondary school he was twice named Student of the Year He matriculated in 1995 and completed his Advanced level studies in French, German, and History two years later.In 1998 Tammet took up a volunteer English teaching post in Kaunas, Lithuania, returning to London the following year In 2002 he launched the online language learning company Optimnem It was named a member of the UK s National Grid for Learning in 2006.In 2004, Tammet was finally able to put a name to his difference when he was diagnosed with high functioning autistic savant syndrome by Professor Simon Baron Cohen at Cambridge University s Autism Research Centre.The same year, on March 14, Tammet came to public attention when he recited the mathematical constant Pi 3.141 from memory to 22,514 decimal places in 5 hours, 9 minutes, without error The recitation, at the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford, set a European record.Tammet began writing in 2005 His first book, Born On A Blue Day, subtitled A Memoir of Asperger s and an Extraordinary Mind , was first published in the UK in 2006 and became a Sunday Times bestseller The US edition, published in 2007, spent 8 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list In 2008, the American Library Association named it a Best Book for Young Adults It was also a Booklist Editors Choice It has sold over 500,000 copies worldwide, and been translated into than 20 languages.In 2009, Tammet published Embracing the Wide Sky, a personal survey of current neuroscience The French edition co translated by Tammet himself became one of the country s best selling non fiction books of the year It also appeared on bestseller lists in the UK, Canada, and Germany, and has been translated into numerous languages.Thinking in Numbers, Tammet s first collection of essays, is published in August 2012.In 2008 Tammet emigrated to France He lives in Paris.

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