Daina Taimina

Selected books and articles and media about my mathematics and art work

Video:

Kas ir hiperbolisko plaknu tamboresana? http://www.tvnet.lv/egoiste/stils/530590-kas_ir_hiperbolisko_plaknu_tamboresana, 2014.

Crocheting Hyperbolic Planes: Daina Taimi?a at TEDxRiga. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w1TBZhd-sN0, June, 2012.

VisMath: Daina Taimina, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEG9mM0G76w, October, 2012.

Talks from the Yarniverse with Daina Taimina. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uFl8GftHpTk, September 2010.

Geometries Beyond Euclid: Mathematics Illuminated. http://www.learner.org/courses/mathilluminated/units/8/, 2008.

On-line media:

National Museum of American History, Collections, Women Mathematicians, Daina Taimina: A Modern Day Mathematical Model Maker. accessed April, 2017

Josep-Maria Ureta, "La globalització ha reforçat les grans potències comercials", el Periodica Economia, 18 Feb 2017. Hyperbolic crochet helps explain how globalization has reinforced the major trading powers [in Catalon]

Atmi?u baltie un roz? m?ko?i: Taimi?as hiperbolisk?s plaknes Somij?. LA.lv, Feb 2017.

Kevin Hartnett, "How Curvature Makes a Shape a Shape", Quanta Magazine, Janary 9, 2017.

Lela Narg, http://mentalfloss.com/article/86016/6-math-concepts-explained-knitting-and-crochet, September 13, 2016.

Munro, Al. "Textile Geometries: a speculation on stretchy space." http://www.inter-disciplinary.net/critical-issues/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/AlMunro_sp4-wpaper.pdf

Kucukoglu, J. Gozde, and Birgul Colakoglu. "Algorithmic Form Generation for Crochet Technique." eCAADe 31 - Computation and Performance - Volume 2 - Models of Computation: Form Studies, p. 273-278, 2013.

Dr. Christoph Poppe. "Mathematik mit der Hakelnadel", Spektrum: der Wissenschaft, February 2010

Vents Zvaigzne, Ilze Grinuma. Ilustreta Latvijas Zinatne, 2010.g. aprilis.

Anda Leiskalne. "Latviete iedvesmo visas pasaules tamboretajus", kasjauns.lv, 2010.g.8.marts

Elizabeth Landau. "Geek Out!: Crochet sculptures teach higher math", CNN SciTechBlog, April 30, 2010

Dr. Dirk Huylenbrouck. "De bal is rond?", EOS magazine, Juni 2010

Laine Vose. "No organizatora – l?dz atbalst?t?jam", Latvijas Universitates avize Alma Mater, 2010.g. vasara

Ieva Zibarte. "Ar tamboradatu parspeja datoru", IR, 2010.g. 10.junijs

Signe Martisune-Schwagrowski-Buyse. "Zinatniece Daina Taimina - talu prom, bet tik tuvu...", Latvijas Vestnesis, 2010.g.16.julijs

Dora Ohrenstein. "Crochet and Math meet in a Beautiful Mind", Crochet Insider: June, 2009.

Alex Belos. "How Crochet Solved age-old Math Problem", The Times, July 1, 2008

David Samuels, "Knit Theory", Discover, March, 2006.

Lauren Gold, "Hook, Yarn and Hyperbolic Planes", Cornell Chronicle, December 6, 2005

Michelle Lock, "Taking Crochet to a Higher Plane", Interweave Knits: Crochet, special issue, fall 2005.

Michelle York, "Professor Lets Her Fingers Do the Talking", New York Times, July 11, 2005.

Books and Articles:

Tracy Zager, Becoming the Math Teacher You Wish You'd Had: Ideas and Strategies from Vibrant Classrooms, Stenhouse Publishers, 2017, pp. 171-174

Nithikul Nimkulrat, Faith Kane, and Kerry Walton. Crafting Textiles in the Digital Age, Bloomsberry Academic, 2016, pg 144.

NYTM: New York Textile Month, Issue 1: Talking Textiles, pg 90-93.

AR Brown, L Susskind, Y Zhao. "Quantum complexity and negative curvature", pg.31-32 (uses ideas from my hyperbolic crochet) - arXiv preprint arXiv:1608.02612, 2016 - arxiv.org and PhysRevD.95.045010

Helen Kara, Creative research methods in the social sciences: A practical guide, Policy Press, 2015.

Maurice Margenstern, Le reve d'Euclide: Promenades en geometrie hyperbolique, Impromptus Le Pommier!, 2015, pg 15-19.

Sam Parc, 50 Visions of Mathematics, Oxford University Press, 2014. My photo of my work was selected as one of the 50 images.

Verena Kuni, Ha3k3ln + Str1ck3n fur Geeks, O'Reilly, Koln, 2013.

Gwen Blakley Kinsler, The Fine Art of Crochet, AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN, 2013

Guinness World Records 2013, 2012.

Delp, Kelly. "High Fashion Meets Higher Mathematics." Math Horizons 20.2 (2012): 5-10.

Nargi, Lela. Astounding Knits!: 101 Spectacular Knitted Creations and Daring Feats. Voyageur Press, 2011.

Karen Lohn, Peace Fibres, Integral Press, Grand Marais (MN), 2011.

"Book review: Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes by Daina Taimina", Gazette The Australian Mathematical Society Volume 38, Number 2, 2011, p.100-102

Alex Bellos. Here's Looking at Euclid: A Surprising Excursion Through the Astonishing World of Math, The Free Press, New York, 2010.

Alex Bellos, Alex's Adventures in Numberland, Bloomsberry (UK), 2010

Steven Skov Holt and Maria Holt SKov, Manufractured: The conspicuous Transformation of Everyday Objects, Chronical Books, 2008.

Arwen O'Reilly "Crafting Geometry", Craft, vol.1

Julia Gross, "Eine Universum aus Wolle", Matador, Germany, January, 2007.

Lindsay Obermayer, "Arts and Sciences", FiberArts, summer, 2007.

Confini-Boundaries , Silvana Editoriale, Catalogo, 2007.

Sigrid Wortmann Weltge, "Review -- Not the Knitting You Know", American Craft, Dec'05/Jan'06.

Ilze Grinuma, "Ta ir maksla, ta ir zinatne", Diena, Latvia, Jan 28-Feb3, 2006.

Mattew Erickson, "Equating Life with the Abstraction of Logical Numbers Constructions", Hartford Courant, March 12, 2006.

Zuhal Ozer, "Uyukannemin Tutacaginda Geometri Sakliymis!", Bilim Cocuk, Turkey, November 2006.

Erica Klarreich, "Crafty Geometry", Science News, December 23&30, 2006, vol. 170.

" Non Eucliden Potholders " Science Magazine, Volume 307, Number 5715, Issue of 11 March 2005, The American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Abigail W. Leonard, "A New Hook", Newsday, March 2, 2005.

Elizabeth Svoboda, "A Mathematical Yarn", Wired, June 2005, p.72.

David Pagel, "Well now, isn't this a cozy little cosmos", Los Angeles Times, July 28, 2005.

Elizabeth Ashford, "Crocheting the Hyperbolic Plane", Wheel, New Zealand , issue 17, 2005.

Stacy A. Teicher, "Yarn, spandex, and dogs teach new tricks", The Christian Science Monitor, August 11, 2005.

Gwen Kinsler, "Daina Taimina -- Working With Math of Crochet", Crochet Fantasy, No. 182, Fall 2005.

Susan Kelley, "String Theory", Cornell Alumni Magazine, November-December, 2005.

Michael Brooks, "Stitch Up", New Scientist, 22/29 December 2001, p.38-40.