Math/Maths 106: Is Aberdeen excited about the horse dancing?

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A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Pulse-Project.org. This week Samuel and Peter spoke about: The Olympics; Friendship Networks and Social Status; Make maths compulsory for all A level students, say Lords; Is Algebra Necessary; Keith Devlin's MOOC now on Coursera; Matt Parker book; Colors of Math trailer; Golden Ratio Nautilus; Second series of School of Hard Sums in the pipe line; Alan Turing (Statutory Pardon) Bill first reading in House of Lords; and more.

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Let the Games begin!
Maths and Sport: Countdown to the Games
The London Pie
Mathematics Confirms Mean Girls
Friendship Networks and Social Status
Make maths compulsory for all A level students, say Lords
Top universities forced to introduce remedial maths classes
Compulsory maths lessons until 18 would be a miscalculation
Are a quarter of secondary school maths classes taught by non-maths teachers?
Is Algebra Necessary
Coursera: Introduction to Mathematical Thinking
Matt Parker book 'Things To Make And Do In The Fourth Dimension'
Penguin wins a Professor Matt Parks book
Colors of Math trailer
Golden Ratio Nautilus
Biographies of Women Mathematicians
Gallery of Mathematicians
@MarcusduSautoy “@pip6390: Is there another series of school of math in the pipe line?” yes! Filming in the new year.
Alan Turing pardon campaign goes to House of Lords
Math/Maths Twitter App

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

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