# Linkage for the end of the year

Why Wikipedia at 15 is a beautiful exercise in scholarly excellence (G+)

Graph Drawing 2015 proceedings open access through Jan.18 (follow link from conference page; G+)

How circle packings bring together some important ideas in geometry, topology, and analysis (G+)

Many women in STEM fields expect to quit within five years, survey finds (G+)

The MathJax project moves away from thinking of itself as a steppingstone to MathML (G+)

Using dot patterns to visualize Euclidean transformations (G+)

Academic plagiarism leads to criminal charges in South Korea (G+)

Evelyn Lamb compares Piper Harron's and Shinichi Mochizuki's approaches to telling the world about their mathematics (G+)

Binary logarithm, newly listed as a Wikipedia Good Article (G+)

Mathematical artwork visualizing conjugacy classes of subgroups of the icosahedral group, with new years wishes from the AMS (G+)

Secret sharing, and an attempt to make more sense out of a minor technical subplot of

*Star Wars*(G+)