Strongly Connected Components

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Conversations with mathematical people.

64 SCC 64: Matt Parker Feb. 17, 2016

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 …

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63 SCC 63: Santa Fe Institute July 15, 2015
On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen travels to Santa Fe to speak with three of the researchers at the Santa Fe Institute. He speaks with Yoav Kallus about packing oranges, Sid Redner about statistical physics,
62 SCC 62: Katie Steckles July 2, 2015
On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by mathematician Katie Steckles. They discuss how ER influenced her to study mathematics, just what the word mathematician encompasses,
61 SCC 61: Cents June 12, 2015
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 maki...
60 SCC 60: The Other Half May 27, 2015
On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen is joined by the hosts of the new ACMEScience podcast The Other Half, Annie Rorem and Anna Haensch. The Other Half, a new podcast from ACMEScience.com,
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,...
On this episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen talks with Professor Emeritus at University of California Berkley Carlo Sequin. They discuss the geometry of integrated circuits, how to design a building so that one is close to their grad...
57 SCC 57: Talithia Williams April 22, 2015
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,
56 SCC 56: Jordan Ellenberg April 9, 2015
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,
55 SCC 55: Edge Program March 26, 2015
On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen speaks to Sylvia Bozeman and Rhonda Huges, the co-founders, and Ulrica Wilson and Ami Radunskaya, the current directors, of the EDGE Program.
54 SCC 54: Kristin Lauter March 11, 2015
On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen talks to President of the AWM and Research Manager of the Cryptography Group and Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research Kristin Lauter.
On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen talks to Williams College professor and author Colin Adams. They discuss zombies, calculus, how calculus can help save you from zombies, and some other math stuff like knots,
52 SCC 52: Cathy O’Neil Feb. 11, 2015
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,
51 SCC 51: The Digits Dec. 11, 2012
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 ...
51 SCC 51: The Digits Dec. 11, 2012
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 ...
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...
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...
49 SCC 49: Dana Mackenzie Nov. 21, 2012
On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen rings up the recipient of the 2012 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award, Dana Mackenzie. He speaks with the author about stealth mathematics,
49 SCC 49: Dana Mackenzie Nov. 21, 2012
\- On today's episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen rings up the recipient of the 2012 Joint Policy Board for Mathematics Communications Award, Dana Mackenzie. He speaks with the author about stealth mathematics,
48 SCC 48: Sergei Tabachnikov Nov. 14, 2012
On today’s episode of Strongly Connected Components Samuel Hansen has a conversation with Sergei Tabachnikov, Professor at Penn State University and Director of their Mathematics Advanced Study Semesters(MASS) program.