The DSA Newscast

Since March of 11E9 (2013.), the DSA has been publishing The DSA Newscast, a (mostly) monthly newsletter, for the benefit of its members. Typically consisting of a headline article, news, Society business, and a poetical diversion, this continues to be published today. Initially, the Newscast is available only for members; after a new issue has been published to members, the prior issue is posted here.

Volume 1

The DSA Newscast 01:01

7 March 11E9

Announcement of the Newscast; news concerning the (decimal) 12/12/12 hoopla; links.

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The DSA Newscast 01:04

1 June 11E9

Links; request for updated member information; Poetical Diversion: O Dozen, My Dozen.

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The DSA Newscast 01:05

1 July 11E9

Release of the Anki deck for studying dozenal facts; review of 11E9 annual meeting and presentation at the ASEE conference; DSA Annual Award given to Jen Seron; Poetical Diversion: The Number Rhyme.

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The DSA Newscast 01:06

1 August 11E9

Featured article: "Systematic Dozenal Nomenclature, In Brief"; links; Poetical Diversions: "One, Two, Buckle My Shoe"; "Over in the Meadow"; "The Ants Go Marching"; "Twelve Little Aeroplanes"

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The DSA Newscast 01:09

1 November 11E9

Featured article: "SDN and Fractions"; links; publication of Playfair on Dozenalism; Poetical Diversion: Coleridge's "A Mathematical Problem"; Bernoulli's "Treatise on an Infinite Series."

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The DSA Newscast 01:0X

1 December 11E9

Featured article: "Reflections on Our First Year", "Numerical Abbreviations for Fun and Profit"; links; Poetical Diversion: "Ode of a Young Decimalist on Discovering the Dozen."

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Volume 2

The DSA Newscast 02:01

1 January 11EX

Featured article: "Our Goals for Our Second Volume"; "Dozenal Paper and TGM"; links; Poetical Diversion.

dsa_newscast_02_01.txt

The DSA Newscast 02:03

1 March 11EX

Featured article: "Living Dozens: Telling the Time"; publication of Twelve vs. Ten; Poetical Diversion: "Eldorado Revisited."

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The DSA Newscast 02:04

3 April 11EX

Featured article: "Living Dozens: Ages"; links; James Zamerski's dozenal music; James Woods's dozenal OEIS scripts; Poetical Diversion: "Twelve's My Number."

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The DSA Newscast 02:06

2 June 11EX

Jim Zamerski's dozenal pi set to music; Poetical Diversion: "Bring Back My Dozen to Me".

dsa_newscast_02_06.txt

The DSA Newscast 02:07

3 July 11EX

Mike deVlieger's sequences accepted into OEIS; Poetical Diversion: "Cheaper by the Dozen".

dsa_newscast_02_07.txt

The DSA Newscast 02:08

5 August 11EX

News on annual meeting and NCTM conference; Poetical Diversion: "Rode the Brave Dozen".

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The DSA Newscast 02:09

1 September 11EX

More on Michael deVlieger's sequences in the OEIS; Poetical Diversion: "Two Roads Diverged in a Yellow Wood".

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The DSA Newscast 02:0X

2 October 11EX

Another dozenal pi setting by Jim Zamerski; Tolkien's elves and the dozen; Poetical Diversion: "The Ten It Would not Stop for Three".

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The DSA Newscast 02:0E

1 November 11EX

The sum of all positive integers = -0;1; an online encyclopedia of mathematical proofs; Poetical Diversion: "Dozenal, Dozenal".

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The DSA Newscast 02:10

1 December 11EX

Adam Hoek's dozenal video; other dozenal videos; links; publication of A Duodecimal Scale; Poetical Diversion: "Bless My Homework Forever", by Gene Zirkel.

dsa_newscast_02_10.txt

Volume 3

The DSA Newscast 03:01

1 January 11EE

Restoration of DSA's 501(c)(3) status; links; Poetical Diversion: A dozenal "Auld Lang Syne".

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The DSA Newscast 03:03

1 March 11EE

Featured article: "Dactylonomy, Part I"; publication of oldest dozenal treatise yet found, De Arithmetica by Joannis Caramuelis (Juan Caramuel y Lobkowitz); Poetical Diversion: "To Twelve or not to Twelve."

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The DSA Newscast 03:04

3 April 11EE

Featured article: "Dactylonomy, Part II"; resignation of Michael deVlieger as Editor of the Bulletin; transition to Pitman numerals debated between Gene Zirkel (for Dwiggins) and Donald Goodman (for Pitman); publication of Rationality, by Troy; Poetical Diversion: "To Decimal, going to the Wars".

dsa_newscast_03_04.pdf

The DSA Newscast 03:06

1 June 11EE

Featured article: "Dactylonomy, Part IIV"; announcement of 11EE annual meeting; memorizing pi; Poetical Diversion: "Dozenal Limericks".

dsa_newscast_03_06.pdf

The DSA Newscast 03:09

1 September 11EE

Featured article: "The Neutral Appeal"; Notation"; dozenal primes table; dozenal comic; Poetical Diversion: "It is the east; the Dozen is the Sun".

dsa_newscast_03_09.pdf

The DSA Newscast 03:0X

2 October 11EE

Featured article: "Educating in Dozens"; publication of Mathamerica; Poetical Diversion: "Do! Do! Do!" by Gene Zirkel.

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The DSA Newscast 03:10

2 December 11EE

Featured article: "Year 1200"; Paul Rapoport's dozenal clock app for iOS; Poetical Diversion: "A Limerick."

dsa_newscast_03_10.pdf

Volume 4

The DSA Newscast 04:01

1 January 1200

Featured article: "Happy New Year!"; Poetical Diversion: Yet another "Auld Lang Syne".

dsa_newscast_04_01.pdf

The DSA Newscast 04:02

1 July 1200

Featured article: "And We're Back!"; dozenal clock app for Macs; annual meeting for 1200 announced for Atlanta, GA; Poetical Diversion: "The Dozen---Part I".

dsa_newscast_04_02.pdf

The DSA Newscast 04:03

1 August 1200

Featured article: "The Compass Rose"; major update to the dozenal suite; new dozenal videos; Poetical Diversion: "The Dozen---Part II".

dsa_newscast_04_03.pdf

The DSA Newscast 04:04

1 September 1200

Featured article: "A Dozenal Logo"; ternary math in baseball; Poetical Diversion: "The Dozen---Part III".

dsa_newscast_04_04.pdf

The DSA Newscast 04:06

2 November 1200

Featured article: "Getting Started with Dozens, Part I"; Digits podcast; Poetical Diversion: "For Future Use" (from the DSGB Duodecimal Newscast).

dsa_newscast_04_06.pdf

The DSA Newscast 04:07

4 December 1200

Featured article: "Getting Started with Dozens, Part II"; arithmophobia; dozenal tallying; publication of Against the Metric System; Poetical Diversion: "Do Not Go Gentle to the Decimal Night".

dsa_newscast_04_07.pdf

Volume 5

The DSA Newscast 05:01

5 January 1201

Featured article: "Getting Started with Dozens, Part III"; publication of La Zonnomie; dozenal packages for Javascript and Python; Poetical Diversion: "The Base Less Used".

dsa_newscast_05_01.pdf

The DSA Newscast 05:02

5 February 1201

Featured article: "Make a Dozenal Ruler" Poetical Diversion: "There is another base".

dsa_newscast_05_02.pdf

The DSA Newscast 05:03

1 May 1201

Featured article: "The Vitality of Twelve"; links; dozenal calculator web app; dozenal episode of the Digits podcast; Poetical Diversion: "We'll Go No More A-Tenning".

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The DSA Newscast 05:04

2 July 1201

Featured article: "Twelve in Poetry"; dozenal calculator for Apple devices; annual meeting for 1201 announced; Poetical Diversion: "The Twelve".

dsa_newscast_05_04.pdf

The DSA Newscast 05:05

1 August 1201

Featured article: "Build a Dozenal Weight Scale"; publication of The Duodenary Scale; website updates; Poetical Diversion: "Number is a Vital Thing".

dsa_newscast_05_05.pdf