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Immersive Math - Linear Algebra

I only glanced at this quickly, but it might interest people here: immersive linear algebra by J. Ström, K. Åström, and T. Akenine-Möller.

“The world’s first linear algebra book with fully interactive figures.”

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I like the idea for making math texts interactive (curious/confused about the adjective “immersive” though). Here are a couple more, gleaned from the comments on Hacker News:

Another linear algebra text:
https://textbooks.math.gatech.edu/ila/index.html

An abstract algebra text with interactive examples done with Sage:
http://abstract.ups.edu/aata/aata.html

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I was going to add that calculus is a good candidate for this approach, and then it occurred to me that there was whole calculus track at the University of Illinois taught via Mathematica notebooks during the 90s, and I even taught one of the sections for it one semester. Haha, oops!

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