Math/Maths Podcast 33

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Dr Ian Porteous; President Honors Outstanding Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Mentors; Macroscopic invisibility cloaking of visible light; Tau Manifesto; Cracking the Scratch Lottery Code; Penny Bias; Informed Choices; Teacher training places and goodbye to the golden hellos; As 3,500 meteorologists meet, one man's forecast: Chance of pirates; Bringing the Census into the internet age; Mathematicians design bone implants for the future; New Mathematical Model of Information Processing in the Brain Accurately Predicts Some of the Peculiarities of Human Vision; Snowdecahedrons; Crime maps: how useful?; What's Andy Carrol really worth?; Ed Miliband admits being 'a bit square'; Why nerds rule the world; The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 4A released; Record numbers apply for university places; Marcus du Sautoy to be MA President; & more.

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Prime Times
Dr Ian Porteous, University of Liverpool
Dr Ian Porteous
President Honors Outstanding Mathematics, Science, and Engineering Mentors
Do you want an invisibility cloak like Harry Potter's? Here it is
Macroscopic invisibility cloaking of visible light
Why we have to get rid of pi for the sake of good math
Tau Manifesto
Cracking the Scratch Lottery Code
Penny Bias
Informed Choices
Guide to elite entry warns against ‘soft’ A levels
Warning! Education choices aren't how they seem in this Russell Group guide
Gove blames Labour for 'soft' subjects studied
Teacher training places will be cut (and goodbye to the golden hellos)
As 3,500 meteorologists meet, one man's forecast: Chance of pirates
Bringing the Census into the internet age
Meet the UK’s National Statistician
Census: 1911 v 2011
Mathematicians design bone implants for the future
New Mathematical Model of Information Processing in the Brain Accurately Predicts Some of the Peculiarities of Human Vision
Snowdecahedrons
Crime maps: how useful?
What's Andy Carrol really worth?
Ed Miliband admits being 'a bit square' in his youth
Why nerds rule the world
CS Pioneer Knuth Releases Long-Awaited Textbook
The winners of the Poster Competition 2010-11
It *could* just be coincidence
Record numbers apply for university places
Marcus du Sautoy to be MA President
When A times B isn't B times A
Calculation Nation
Kinetica Art Fair
SCC Episode 27: David Spiegelhalter
Help spread word about the podcast with the Math/Maths Twitter App
Revolutionary Research Methodology

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Find Peter Rowlett at peterrowlett.net or on Twitter as @peterrowlett.

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