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_iconArthur Benjamin: A performance of "Mathemagic"

Arthur Benjamin: A performance of "Mathemagic"

15:14 Posted: Dec 2007

Views: 6,494,933 | Comments: 523

Play_iconRon Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs

Ron Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs

16:57 Posted: Nov 2007

Views: 1,070,054 | Comments: 175

Play_iconHans Rosling: New insights on poverty

Hans Rosling: New insights on poverty

18:57 Posted: Jun 2007

Views: 2,654,606 | Comments: 238

Play_iconPeter Donnelly: How juries are fooled by statistics

Peter Donnelly: How juries are fooled by statistics

21:20 Posted: Nov 2006

Views: 825,603 | Comments: 96

Play_iconHans Rosling: The best stats you've ever seen

Hans Rosling: The best stats you've ever seen

19:50 Posted: Jun 2006

Views: 8,716,651 | Comments: 494

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