Math/Maths Podcast 37

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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
Math/Maths History Tour of Nottingham - Google Map
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)

Get in touch to tell us where you're listening from and what's happening in your world, or with any questions, comments or puzzles, at samuel@acmescience.com

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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