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

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

10:40 Posted: Mar 2011

Views: 1,012,582 | Comments: 212

Play_iconHans Rosling: The magic washing machine

Hans Rosling: The magic washing machine

09:15 Posted: Mar 2011

Views: 1,812,026 | Comments: 252

Play_iconGary Wolf: The quantified self

Gary Wolf: The quantified self

05:10 Posted: Sep 2010

Views: 705,687 | Comments: 130

Play_iconDan Cobley: What physics taught me about marketing

Dan Cobley: What physics taught me about marketing

07:38 Posted: Aug 2010

Views: 1,030,670 | Comments: 125

Play_iconBenoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness

Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness

17:09 Posted: Jul 2010

Views: 907,846 | Comments: 118

Play_iconStephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of all knowledge

Stephen Wolfram: Computing a theory of all knowledge

19:58 Posted: Apr 2010

Views: 1,302,820 | Comments: 266

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

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

15:50 Posted: Nov 2009

Views: 1,416,484 | Comments: 269

Play_iconMarcus du Sautoy: Symmetry, reality's riddle

Marcus du Sautoy: Symmetry, reality's riddle

18:19 Posted: Oct 2009

Views: 681,380 | Comments: 65

Play_iconHans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset

Hans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset

19:56 Posted: Aug 2009

Views: 980,173 | Comments: 111

Play_iconArthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus!

Arthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus!

02:58 Posted: Jun 2009

Views: 1,302,470 | Comments: 377

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