2 + 2 = 5 means more bridges will collapse — 357 Magnum Archive 2.0

Reality is true even if you don’t want it to be. And it has certain characteristics, which includes the fact that you need to do engineering right. Firm blamed for deadly FIU pedestrian bridge collapse suspended from federal contracts. There has been a lot of talk about how Mathematics is racist, and that Math is […]

2 + 2 = 5 means more bridges will collapse — 357 Magnum Archive 2.0

Many of us know about the collapse of the Florida International University (FIU) Pedestrian Bridge on March 15, 2018 that killed six people and injured 10 others. Little do we know is that although the engineering firm held responsible for the faulty design has been banned from taking part in any federally funded projects, the underlying cause of such accidents comes from a lack of math. This guest column shows you why math is the bread and butter of how things are built- and built safely. The article includes many links in connection with the bridge disaster. Enjoy and hope you can learn something from it. 😎🌻📝🧮🌉❤️