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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_iconHans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset

Hans Rosling: Let my dataset change your mindset

19:56 Posted: Aug 2009

Views: 1,011,858 | Comments: 111

Play_iconArthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus!

Arthur Benjamin: Teach statistics before calculus!

02:58 Posted: Jun 2009

Views: 1,350,584 | Comments: 379

Play_iconSean Gourley: The mathematics of war

Sean Gourley: The mathematics of war

07:19 Posted: May 2009

Views: 752,243 | Comments: 131

Play_iconMargaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral

Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral

15:33 Posted: Apr 2009

Views: 1,068,214 | Comments: 107

Play_iconJoAnn Kuchera-Morin: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin: Stunning data visualization in the AlloSphere

06:27 Posted: Apr 2009

Views: 528,365 | Comments: 101

Play_iconGreg Lynn: Organic algorithms in architecture

Greg Lynn: Organic algorithms in architecture

18:54 Posted: Jan 2009

Views: 262,017 | Comments: 43

Play_iconSteven Strogatz: The science of sync

Steven Strogatz: The science of sync

21:58 Posted: Dec 2008

Views: 522,159 | Comments: 93

Play_iconChris Jordan: Turning powerful stats into art

Chris Jordan: Turning powerful stats into art

11:14 Posted: Jun 2008

Views: 1,091,330 | Comments: 208

Play_iconMichael Moschen: Juggling as art ... and science

Michael Moschen: Juggling as art ... and science

37:02 Posted: May 2008

Views: 734,486 | Comments: 69

Play_iconAlan Kay: A powerful idea about ideas

Alan Kay: A powerful idea about ideas

20:37 Posted: Mar 2008

Views: 640,972 | Comments: 57

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