Friday News Nov 04: Benefit Auction, Gather Social, New G4G14 Video(s), Passing of Max Maven

  • The G4G Fall 2022 Benefit Auction

    Missed the auction? Didn’t win all that you wanted? We have extended the auction for some selected items. There are items to buy and some for auction that expire this Sunday, November 5 ET.
    Because of its popularity, in the auction this week is a signed copy of the recently published The Art of Computer Programming Vol 4B Combinatorial Algorithms Part 2 (ending this Sunday at 12:42 am PT)!

  • Celebration of Mind

    G4G has been holding virtual Celebration of Mind lectures on the 21st of each month since October 2020 and we will continue to do so. On our website you will find information about this worldwide celebration and how to host an event. There are all types of resources for hosts, including dozens of new videos. Whether you have a small event at your home or a larger one at your school, we hope you will include it in the calendar. These gatherings are a wonderful way to celebrate Martin Gardner’s birthday!

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  • Social

    Our events continue every Saturday at 12 noon ET (16:00 UTC) in
    Upcoming get togethers are:

    – 5 Nov Ann Schwarz “The Accidental Flexagon”
    – 12 Nov Alexander Poddiakov “Gardner, Cardano or the unknown mathematician of antiquity?”
    – 19 Nov Christophe Fouquet “A method to memorize the color of 12 playing cards in less than 3 seconds”

    Details on Socials, here.

  • Passing of Max Maven

    It is with sadness that we share the news of the passing of Max Maven on November 1, 2023. In the words of long time G4Ger Mark Mitton: “Max will be missed.  He was a most clever and generous friend to so many.” We are currently setting up a G4G tribute page, any contributions in form of pictures, anecdotes and stories are very welcome and can be sent to

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