Ron Eglash:
Ron Eglash談非洲碎形

TEDGlobal 2007 · 16:57 · Filmed Jun 2007
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「我是個數學家,我想要站在你屋頂上。」這是Ron Eglash在研究非洲村落間碎形圖樣時對當地居名打招呼的方式。

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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