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Mathematics outside of university

Hello, this is my first post on mathoverflow so excuse me if this is not the right kind of question. My situation is the following, without delving into reasons and *should've*s *would've*s I got ...
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MathJax (or something like it) as a classroom “blackboard”

(I tried this first at http://math.stackexchange.com/questions/187265/mathjax-or-something-like-it-as-a-classroom-blackboard , but didn't get satisfactory responses.) What is the best desktop ...
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Good textbooks on probability and/or stochastic processes, emphasizing simulation

Any recommendations for textbooks on probability and/or stochastic processes that emphasize simulation? I'll be teaching this course in the Fall.
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Probability in Math Education

Why is probability an under-emphasized subject in most math programs? Why does it seem that the hot topics these days are category theory and algebra? What do you think about the following: A student ...
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Good sources for linear algebra for convex optimization and graph analysis?

What are some good sources for linear algebra for convex optimization and graph analysis? In Particular, is Gilbert Strang's MIT course suitable, or some other online course? I prefer online courses ...