Topics Discussed:

Addition

Subtraction

Multiplication

Division

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Daina Taimina is the author of “Crocheting Adventures with Hyperbolic Planes” and Professor at Cornell Univerity. She and Samuel talk about how crochet can model hyperbolic geometry and the importance of just doing mathematics, as well as its history. To find out more about Daina Taimina and her work visit her website.

David Spiegelhalter is the Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk, as well as Senior Scientist in the MRC Biostatistics Unit. He and Samuel discuss the true meaning of risk, the importance of the Bayesian Method, how to get a lot of citations, and even a bit about the bookies. To find out more about Professor Spiegelhalter check out his website and look at his stained glass work.

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Topics Covered:

Curves

Curvature

Conic Sections

Koch Curve

Witch of Agnesi

Brachistrone

Rose Curve

Catenary

Spiral

Backward Bending Supply Curve of Labor

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Samuel Hansen is joined by Cody Palmer, Brandon Metz, and Juan Mariscal to talk about Small Worlds, Power Laws, the Strength of Weak Ties, and just why Your Friends have More Friends that You Have.

Topics Covered:

Social Network Theory

Milgram’s Small World Experiment

Watts/Strogatz Small World Model

Albert and Barabasi Model

Power Law Distribution

Strength of Weak Ties(PDF of Paper)

Your Friends Have More Friends than You Do

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Samuel Hansen is joined by Brandon Metz and Cody Palmer to talk about mathematical careers that was requested by Peter Rowlett, who suggested it just to make sure Samuel plugged his podcast Travels in a Mathematical World.

Links:

Travels in a Mathematical World

Math Jobs(AMS)

Math Jobs(MAA)

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Talk Dos:

Use Multiple Communication Methods

Think of Your Audience

Be Well Prepared and Coiffed

Be Passionate

Maintain Eye Contact

Talk Don’ts:

Talk too fast

Act as if Audience is not there

Go Overtime

Read from Slides/Paper

Too Many Slides

Assume Too Much/Little Knowledge

Talk Quietly

Do Not Prepare

Bad Clothes/Combing

Topics:

The Original Why Math Discussion on Math/Maths with Ruby Childs

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Topics Covered:

Optimization

Linear Programming

Simplex Method

Dual Problems

Nonlinear Programming

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