Strongly Connected Components

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Conversations with Mathematicians

So after a rather long wait everyone came through at the death and the ACMEScience Kickstarter project Relatively Prime got funded. I want to thank all of you who helped make this dream of mine a reality. Right after the pledge that knocked us over the edge happened I talked with my Math/Maths co-host Peter Rowlett to talk about how it felt. Listen to how happy I sound.

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Relatively Prime Advert July 25, 2011
ACMEScience.com is very proud to present its first Kickstarter Project-<a href="http://bit.ly/relprime">Relatively Prime: Stories from the Mathematical Domain</a>. From the project description: <blockquote>Relatively Prime will be an 8 episode audio podcast featuring stories from the world of mathematics. Tackling questions like: is it true that you are only 7 seven handshakes …
On this week's episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by Prof. Robert Ghrist of the University of Pennsylvania. They talk about how one goes from engineering into mathematics, just how you can apply …
On this episode of Strongly Connected components Samuel Hansen has a conversation with Visiting Scholar and Research Affiliate at MIT, Tanya Khovanova. They talk about the Math Olympiads, the IAS's Women and Mathematics program, and even …
Episode 39: John D Cook June 14, 2011
On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen has a conversation with John D. Cook Research Statistician at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. They talk about very applied mathematics, the difference of just in time and just in case learning, and how to have a wonderfully …
Samuel Hansen is joined this week by Chaim Goodman Strauss, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Arkansas and host of the Math Factor Podcast. There is a lot of mutual podcast love, some talk about …
Samuel Hansen is joined by Scott Aaronson, Professor of Computer Science at MIT. Their covers how Nintendo can lead to a career in theoretical computer science, a clear definition of Quantum Computing and its importance, and …
On this episode Samuel Hansen speaks with Professor Doron Zeilberger from Rutgers University. During a wide ranging conversation they talk about why everything is discrete, the importance of experimental mathematics, a divide and conquer approach to automatic theorem …
Episode 35: Tom Henderson March 28, 2011
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 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1541803748/punk-mathematics, how mathematics is used as control, in what ways students are game theory geniuses, and the performative aspects of …
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 …
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 …
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 …
On today's Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen phones John Allen Paulos, New York Times Best Selling Author, Professor at Temple University, and author of the "Who's Counting" column at ABCnews.com, for a conversation on mathematical storytelling, the use …
Episode 30: James Grime Feb. 22, 2011
On the newest Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen calls up James Grime the the Enigma Project Officer for the Millenium Mathematics Project at Crambridge. They discuss the Enigma Project, the importance TV can play in mathematical inspiration, …
For today's Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by Edmund Harriss, visiting Professor of Mathematics at the University of Arkansas. They discuss Edmund Harriss's rather public job search, a conspiracy designed to corrupt people into mathematics, …
For today's Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen was joined by Professor Rebecca Golding of George Mason Universty and the Director of Research for STATS. They discussed just what got her into mathematics, her work with STATS, and …
On today's episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen called up the Winton Professor for the Public Understanding of Risk, as well as Senior Scientist in the MRC Biostatistics Unit, David Spiegelhalter. They discussed the true meaning …
Episode 26: Fan Chung Jan. 26, 2011
On episode 26 of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen called up Fan Chung of the University of California San Diego for a conversation on research in Graph Theory, her time at Bell Labs, and mathematical collaboration. To find out …
Samuel Hansen phoned David Henderson from Cornell University and the Algebra Project for today's Strongly Connected Components. They discussed mathematics education, what Prof. Henderson means by revitalizing the meaning of proof, and just what a cohort is. To find out more about David Henderson go to his <a href="http://www.math.cornell.edu/~dwh/">website</a> and …
Samuel Hansen was joined by the minds behind Woolly Thoughts, Pat Ashforth and Steve Plummer, for this episode of Strongly Connected Components. They discuss mathematical knitting and all of its power to help teach mathematics, and even …