- Strongly Connected Components Episode 35: Tom Henderson
Samuel Hansen was joined on today’s episode by a guest he has long been trying to reach, the math punk himself Tom Henderson. During there conversation they talking about the Punk Mathematics Interview, how mathematics is used as control, in what ways students are game theory geniuses, and the performative aspects of mathematics. To find […]

- Combinations and Permutations Episode 64: Why, Just Why?
On today’s episode of Combinations and Permutations your host Samuel Hansen poses the question of why mathematics to his guests Sean Breckling and Brandon Metz. He kind of sort of gets an answer, and then it all devloves into a debate on mathematical communication. Here we go. Topics: The Original Why Math Discussion on Math/Maths […]

- Strongly Connected Components Episode 34:Math/Maths History Teaser
Sorry everyone, but this past week Samuel Hansen was on vacation and was not able to record a new interview. This would normally mean no audio for you, but he has been putting together a series of videos about the Mathematical History of Nottingham that he recorded while there last November. What you will hear […]

- Strongly Connected Components Episode 33: Steven Rudich Part II
On today’s podcast is the second part of an interview that your host Samuel Hansen conducted with Carnegie Mellon professor Steven Rudich. In this part of their discussion Professor Rudich discusses the techniques he believes make up a great technical lecture and the wonderful summer program he runs to teach high schoolers in the Pittsburgh […]

- Strongly Connected Components 32: Steven Rudich Part I
On today’s podcast is the first part of an interview that your host Samuel Hansen conducted with Carnegie Mellon professor Steven Rudich. In this part of their discussion Professor Rudich discusses why he went into mathematics and the problem that really sparked his interest in theoretical computer science. To find out more about Professor Rudich please visit […]