This month: Tony Phillips' Take (Confidence, Women and Calculus I; Update on Smale's 7th problem; Another update on *abc*); Math Digest (summaries of media stories about Maya DiRado, Barry Simon, string theory, bicycle math, randomness, and more); and links to Reviews of books, plays and films. Read more . . .

In this month's column by Tony Phillips, you can hear a Möbius strip.

Explore the world of mathematics and art. Recently added: New Mathematical Concepts Illustrated by Hamid Naderi Yeganeh and works from the 2016 Mathematical Art Exhibition.

The second round of qualifying for the 2017 national *Who Wants to Be a Mathematician* is going on until Oct. 31. The championship is Jan. 7 at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Atlanta.