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Episode 59: Erica Klarreich

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On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen talks to mathematics writer Erica Klarreich. They discuss why she had no choice but to go into mathematics because of her family, what triggered her to move from research into journalism, and how she tries to leave her readers with a small sense of doing some of the mathematics she writes about. Be sure to check out her many many great articles and to follow her on twitter.

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SCC 57: Talithia Williams

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On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College Talithia Williams. They discuss what it was about statistics that drew her to its study, how you can use your body’s data to live a better life, and why she spends as much time as she can providing service to underrepresented populations in mathematics.

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SCC 56: Jordan Ellenberg

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On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by Jordan Ellenberg, University of Wisconsin professor and author of the book How Not to Be Wrong. They talked about why the son of two statisticians becomes a mathematician, how a year of writing fiction taught him he needed to do mathematics, where his book and article ideas come from, and he gives Samuel some dating advice he learned from slime molds. Be sure to read Jordan’s blog, follow him on twitter, and check out his talk, among so much other cool mathematica things, on April 18th at MathFest!

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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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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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