Tagged Samuel Hansen

SCC 64: Matt Parker

(via twitter.com/standupmaths)

On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by comedian, shopkeep, calculator un-boxer, and all-around mathematics communication powerhouse Matt Parker for a conversation about his new book Things to Make and Do in the Fourth Dimension, why Matt signs calculators, and the origin story of The Festival of the Spoken Nerd. Be sure to follow Matt on twitter to find out what stores he has recently defaces copies of books in and of course you should visit his website.

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SCC 61: Cents

Cents – Official Trailer

On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by the director and writer of the Kickstarter funded independent film Cents Christopher Boone. They discuss how to use mathematics in a movie without making it about solving problem sets, why he made all characters guilty when it came to bullying, and how you, yes you, can help get Cents screened in your city. Visit the movie’s website and sign up for a TUGG screening now.

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ACMEScience News Now: Episode 1: Paul Hines


Welcome to ACMEScience News Now, your source for news about science and mathematics research, as well as the researchers behind it. On the first episode Samuel Hansen is joined by Paul Hines of the University of Vermont for a discussion of his research into using crowdsourcing to not only answer scientific questions, but also to help determine what those questions should be.

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