Math/Maths 59: Sam Hansen, raconteur

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Relatively Prime is Funded; Ultimate Logic: To Infinity and Beyond; Increased maths and data in marketing; Math Can Predict Insurgent Attacks, Physicist Says; The Code episode 2; Perspectives in Math and Art; 'Perfect cipher' dates back to telegraphs, 35 years prior to being invented; Google sends Street View trikes to Bletchley Park; Turing's Handrawn Monopoly Board; Eat, Prey Rain; Broken Lotteries; The Unreasonable Beauty of Mathematics [Slide Show]; and more.

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Relatively Prime is Funded
Ultimate Logic: To Infinity and Beyond
Mathoverflow: Completion of ZFC
Video of Hugh Woodin talking about Ultimate L to the ICM
Slides for that talk
Less technical interview with Woodin on Plus
Article on the continuum hypothesis by Woodin ten years ago
Businesses still don't 'get' social media – and it's 40-year-old marketing directors that are to blame
Math Can Predict Insurgent Attacks, Physicist Says
Red Queen Hypothesis
The Code, BBC Two, episode 2, review
Perspecitives in Math and Art
Crypto shocker: 'Perfect cipher' dates back to telegraphs, 35 years prior to being invented
Google sends Street View trikes to Bletchley Park
Support Bletchley Park
Turing's Handrawn Monopoly Board
Eat, Prey Rain
"Savvy" Massachusetts gamblers cash in on lottery rolldown
A game with a windfall for a knowing few
Broken Lotteries
Statement from massachusetts state lottery executive director Paul R. Sternburg regarding the cash winfall game
The Unreasonable Beauty of Mathematics [Slide Show]
Teaching Mathematics and its Applications: Editors Choice, free articles
Magic Maths workshop
Samuel's Google Plus
Travels in a Mathematical World Podcast: Episode 64 - Peter McOwan, his career
Job advert: Senior Research Associate on MU-MAP – Mapping University Mathematics Assessment Practices
Maths HE Curriculum Innovation Project Podcast
Culture of being a mathematician
What's the probability you live in an odd numbered house?
MathsJam Annual Conference
Philip K Dick's Bible

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.

Archive of previous episodes available for free download.

 

 

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