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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Math/Maths History Tour of Nottingham; U.K. Powerless to Stop ‘Jedis, Witches’ Spoiling 2011 Census; Apportionment in the European Parliament; the world’s most difficult maths problem; The Hodge Conjecture; pi birthday; Polisticians, Demographics and Destiny; All it took to beat Watson, the "Jeopardy"-winning computer, was a rocket scientist-congressman; The End of Algebra?; Compulsory Maths; Dyscalculia Day; The Way You Learned Math Is So Old School; Learning Math with a Video Game; I predict a riot: Where the next dictator will fall; getstats Stats Buskers; and more.

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Math/Maths History Tour of Nottingham - YouTube Video Playlist

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2011 Census is here

U.K. Powerless to Stop ‘Jedis, Witches’ Spoiling 2011 Census

si := min {b + [pi/d],M} MEPs try Maths 'Cambridge Compromise'

Apportionment in the European Parliament

Man thinks he has maths theorum’s number

Mathematician ‘hasn’t figured it out’

Win a million dollars with maths, No. 4: The Hodge Conjecture

Happy birthday pi

In Politics, Demographics Are Not Destiny

NJ congressman tops 'Jeopardy' computer Watson

The End of Algebra?

Report: Compulsory Maths For Some Until 18

It's Dyscalculia Day-Spread the Word!

The Way You Learned Math Is So Old School

Learning Math with a Video Game

I predict a riot: Where the next dictator will fall

Discoveries & Breakthroughs Inside Science for TV

Hats off to the Buskers: a new getstats campaign activity begins

Carnival of Mathematics #75

Don't forget to answer Ruby Childs: why do you like maths? by twitter

Or via her tumblr blog

Maths in the City

Institute of Mathematics and its Applications on Twitter

e-assessment Questionnaire

Science Barcamp Cambridge (SciBarCamb)

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Find Samuel Hansen at samuelhansen.com and acmescience.com and on Twitter as @Samuel_Hansen and @acmescience.

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

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