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Ron Eglash:
Ron Eglash sobre Fractales africanos

TEDGlobal 2007 · 16:57 · Filmed Jun 2007
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Ron Eglash: Ron Eglash sobre Fractales africanos
16:57 · Filmed June 2007 at TEDGlobal 2007 · Subtitles available in 21 languages

"Soy un matemático, y quisiera subirme a su techo". Así es como Ron Eglash saludaba a muchas familias africanas que conoció mientras investigaba los patrones fractales que había notado en aldeas en todo el continente.

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Ron Eglash is an ethno-mathematician: he studies the way math and cultures intersect. He has shown that many aspects of African design — in architecture, art, even hair braiding — are based on perfect fractal patterns. Full bio
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