Themes Numbers at Play

Numbers at Play

We all use numbers every day -- but some people have more fun with them than others. The talks in this Theme show off the amusements and amazements of math.

Look here for fresh ways to see and understand data ... for new patterns found in ancient cultures ... and for some good old-fashioned feats of numerical prestidigitation.

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Play_iconSebastian Wernicke: 1000 TEDTalks, 6 words

Sebastian Wernicke: 1000 TEDTalks, 6 words

07:34 Posted: Jan 2012

Views: 538,796 | Comments: 152

Play_iconDaniel Tammet: Different ways of knowing

Daniel Tammet: Different ways of knowing

10:53 Posted: Jun 2011

Views: 1,226,346 | Comments: 217

Play_iconRalph Langner: Cracking Stuxnet, a 21st-century cyber weapon

Ralph Langner: Cracking Stuxnet, a 21st-century cyber weapon

10:40 Posted: Mar 2011

Views: 1,093,804 | Comments: 212

Play_iconHans Rosling: The magic washing machine

Hans Rosling: The magic washing machine

09:15 Posted: Mar 2011

Views: 1,929,930 | Comments: 254

Play_iconGary Wolf: The quantified self

Gary Wolf: The quantified self

05:10 Posted: Sep 2010

Views: 739,921 | Comments: 133

Play_iconDan Cobley: What physics taught me about marketing

Dan Cobley: What physics taught me about marketing

07:38 Posted: Aug 2010

Views: 1,108,550 | Comments: 127

Play_iconBenoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness

Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness

17:09 Posted: Jul 2010

Views: 991,026 | Comments: 124

Play_iconStephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of all knowledge

Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of all knowledge

19:58 Posted: Apr 2010

Views: 1,349,749 | Comments: 269

Play_iconHans Rosling: Asia's rise -- how and when

Hans Rosling: Asia's rise -- how and when

15:50 Posted: Nov 2009

Views: 1,481,860 | Comments: 274

Play_iconMarcus du Sautoy: Symmetry, reality's riddle

Marcus du Sautoy: Symmetry, reality's riddle

18:19 Posted: Oct 2009

Views: 782,653 | Comments: 65

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