Math/Maths 92: Put Alan Turing on a Buckliball

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: Thomas M. Rodgers (3 Aug 1944 - 10 Apr 2012); Racism in academic mathematics; Buckliball; What sank the Titanic?; Physicist Uses Math to Beat Traffic Ticket; Best and Worst Jobs of 2012; Numerical prodigy sets Guinness record for subtraction; e-petition: Put Alan Turing on bitcoins; Bedtime Math; Minds of Modern Mathematics iPad app; Turing-Tape Games; BAMC writing prize; Maths Busking at Engage U; Mathematicians Take a Stand; 3D printed Sierpinksi tetrahedron, Mobius strips loaded with ball-bearing; Sophie's Diary; Amelia and the Mapmaker; Carnival of Mathematics 85; America’s struggle to make math fun; Spammers are targeting mathematicians; and more.

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Thomas M. Rodgers (3 Aug 1944 - 10 Apr 2012)
Black mathematicians: the kind of problems they wish didn’t need solving
Buckle in
The perfect storm (What sank the Titanic?)
Physicist Uses Math to Beat Traffic Ticket
Proof of Innocence
What a nice job you have
Best and Worst Jobs of 2012
Numerical prodigy sets Guinness record
e-petition: Put Alan Turing on bitcoins
Bitcoin Planet Money 1
Bitcoin Planet Money 2
Goodnight, Moon. Goodnight, Math Problem
Bedtime Math
New IBM App Presents Nearly 1,000 Years of Math History
Men of Modern Mathematics poster images
Turing-Tape Games: A Challenge in Algorithmic Problem Solving
BAMC writing prize
Maths Busking at Engage U
Mathematicians Take a Stand
3D printed Sierpinksi tetrahedron
3D printed Mobius strips loaded with ball-bearing
Sophie's Diary
Amelia and the Mapmaker
Carnival of Mathematics 85
Carnival of Mathematics list and submissions
America’s struggle to make math fun
Large Maths Outreach and Careers Kit Information Booklet
Spammers are targeting mathematicians
See, they really are targetting mathematicians
Math/Maths Twitter App

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