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SCC 52: Cathy O’Neil

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On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen speaks with Cathy O’Neil about her work as a mathematician, data scientist, author, and blogger. They discuss why title are not, or maybe are, important, why she left academia for finance, the importance of strong opinions, and a map of mathematics. You should be sure to check out her blog mathbabe.org, her twitter, the work she does at Slate.

 

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Hard N Phirm
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SCC 51: The Digits

On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen speaks with Scotty Iseri about The Digits. The Digits are the greatest unknown rock band in the galaxy, and the stars of the app/live action video series that helps teach children about mathematics. You can watch The Digits, you can play the app, and learn more about the characters. You can also follow The Digits on twitter.

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ACMEScience News Now Episode 5: Ruxandra and Mihai Bondarescu

 

Welcome to ACMEScience NEWS NOW, your source for news about science and mathematics research, as well as the researchers behind it. On episode 5 Samuel Hansen is joined by Ruxandra and Mihai Bondarescu for a discussion about time, the geoid, atomic clocks, and how the previous three things just may tie together(publisher abstract).

The animation in this video was provided by the guests.

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SCC 50: Flatland: The Movies

On today’s episode Samuel Hansen speaks with the Director/Writer/Animator, Dano Johnson, and Producer, Seth Caplan, of the animated mathematics movies Flatland: The Movie and Flatland 2: Sphereland. If you want to watch the movies head on over to their website, where you can buy a dvd or a download. You can also follow their twitters, or like them on the Facebook.

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SSS 10: Mercator Vs. Peters

 

 

In 1973 Arno Peters launched an attack on most prevalent map projection in the world, a 400 year old map created by the flemish cartographer Geradus Mercator, and released his own map to replace it. It did not go exactly as he hoped.

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