Nick Trefethen Essays
 A bifurcation in Moore's Law?
(SIAM News, Sept. 2023)
 Trefethen and Bau 25th anniversary
(SIAM News, June 2022)
 Rational functions and beyond
(SIAM News, Dec. 2020)

Inverse Yogiisms
(Notices AMS, Dec. 2016)

Surprises of the Faraday Cage
(SIAM News, JulyAug. 2016)

Review of The Princeton Companion to Applied Mathematics
(SIAM Review, Sept. 2015)

Why have SIAM journal papers grown so long?
(SIAM News, Aug. 2015)
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Review of Wegert's Visual Complex Functions
(SIAM Review, Dec. 2013)

GH Hardy, Applied Mathematician
(SIAM News, Apr. 2008)
 Numerical analysis
(Princeton
Companion to Mathematics, 2008)
 Gene Golub obituary
(Nature, 13 Dec. 2007)
 Ten digit algorithms
(Mitchell Lecture, Dundee, June 2005)
 An American at Oxford
(Oxford Magazine, May 2003)
 Predictions for scientific computing 50 years from now
(Mathematics Today, 2000)
 Maxims about numerical mathematics,
computers, science, and life
(SIAM News, Jan/Feb 1998)
(Spanish translation)
 The
definition of numerical analysis
(SIAM News, Nov 1992)
LMS Newsletter "Notes of a Numerical Analyst":
 September 2024: PDEs and integrals
 May 2024: The meaning of eigenvalues
 Feb 2024: Discrete and continuous
 Dec 2023: From dice to adjoints
 Sept 2023: Which is smaller, O(n^{2}) or O(n^{3})?
 July 2023: Double exponential bump functions
 May 2023: Dribbling a ball
 Mar 2023: Randomness and certainty
 Jan 2023: Analytic continuation
 Nov 2022: Nonsmooth landscapes
 Sept 2022: What's the degree of x^{n}?
 July 2022: Random Fibonacci sequences
 May 2022: A picture worth 2000 words
 Mar 2022: Is everything a rational function?
 Jan 2022: Hermite polynomial surprises
 Nov 2021: Floating point arithmetic
 Sept 2021: Random smoothies
 July 2021: The universe speaks in numbers?
 May 2021: Multivariate polynomials
 Mar 2021: At the edge of infinity
 Nov 2020: Two cubes
 Sept 2020: What we learned from Galois
SIAM News President's columns:
 Jan/Feb 2011: On transitions, traditions, and a mathematical trend
 March 2011: Data mining: 100 feet of SIAM journals
 April 2011: Conditions at the pure/applied boundary
 May 2011: For the prize of a pizza
 June 2011: Let's have some letters to the editor!
 July/Aug 2011: A new paper from every conference?
 Sept 2011: Seeing new connections
 Oct 2011: A couple of steps removed from weather prediction
 Nov 2011: What's in a name?
 Dec 2011: Favorite eigenvalue problems
 Jan/Feb 2012: Parallel progressions
 March 2012: Distracting digits
 April 2012: Culture change in store for SIAM journals
 May 2012: Discrete or continuous?
 June 2012: What lasts?
 July/Aug 2012: Nutty about writing
 Sept 2012: A talent for making things happen
 Oct 2012: What's so special about complex variables?
 Nov 2012: The smart money's on numerical analysis
 Dec 2012: Refelections on a SIAM presidency
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