Latest Mathematics Podcast Episodes


David Stork on AI Art History

COMPLEXITY - February 26, 2021 04:09 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 112 ratings
Art history is a lot like archaeology — we here in the present day get artifacts and records, but the gaps between them are enormous, and the questions that they beg loom large. Historians need to be able to investigate and interpret, to unpack the meanings and the methods of a given work of art...

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P8: Tangent Tango (Morikawa's Recently Solved Problem)

Breaking Math Podcast - February 25, 2021 00:05 - 23 minutes ★★★★ - 232 ratings
Join Sofía and Gabriel as they talk about Morikawa's recently solved problem, first proposed in 1821 and not solved until last year! Also, if you haven't yet, check out our sponsor The Great Courses at for a free month! Learn basically anything there. The p...

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How this Data Analyst Divided LinkedIn with a Single Post (Alex the Analyst) - KNN Ep. 36

Ken's Nearest Neighbors - February 24, 2021 12:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
On this episode I had the chance to speak with Alex. Alex the analyst is a friend of mine and is currently a data analyst at a Fortune 500 company. He also happens to have a YouTube channel where he talks about his experience as a data analyst and gives advice on how to break into the field. In ...

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Ep. 48 - The Crumplers

Math Science History with Gabrielle Birchak - February 24, 2021 10:00 - 19 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Music by Lloyd Rodgers Cartesian Reunion Memorial Orchestra: the little prince-a ballet in two acts, Gifts of the Stars (Act II), On Things Invisible, On Questions of Discipline - Catastrophe of Meaning

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Apple Tasting

DataCafé - February 22, 2021 06:00 - 35 minutes
Have you ever come home from the supermarket to discover one of the apples you bought is rotten? It's likely your trust for that grocer was diminished, or you might stop buying that particular brand of apples altogether. In this episode, we discuss how the quality controls in a production line n...

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Raise Money-Smart, Money-Empowered Kids with John Lanza

Allison Loves Math Podcast - February 21, 2021 13:00 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
In today's interview, John Lanza, author of The Art of Allowance and creator of The Money Mammals, and I talk about tips to help parents raise money-smart kids. We discuss:  How to give your child a head-start in understanding money  The importance of teaching kids about spending, sharing, ...

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34 - Material Components, Kotlin Symbol Processing, AndroidX updates, and more!

Now in Android - February 19, 2021 16:27 - 7 minutes
Welcome back to Now in Android, your ongoing guide to what’s new and notable in the world of Android development. In this episode, Manuel Vicente Vivo covers an update on the MAD Skills series for Motion Layout, Material Components, KSP, AndroidX, Coroutines and Intents articles, App Security ta...

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Mathematically Uncensored - February 17, 2021 14:52 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
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How His Project is Simplifying Data Science (Adrien Treuille) - KNN Ep.35

Ken's Nearest Neighbors - February 17, 2021 12:00 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Adrien Treuille. He is co-founder and CEO of Streamlit which is pioneering next-generation tools for machine learning engineers. Adrien has been VP of Simulation Zoox, lead a Google X project, and was a Professor of Computer Science and Robotics at Carne...

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Intersection Types Preserved Under Beta-Expansion

Iowa Type Theory Commute - February 15, 2021 06:00 - 12 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Type systems usually have the type preservation property: if a typable term beta-reduces, then the resulting term is still typable.  So typing is closed under beta-reduction.  With intersection typing, typing is also closed under beta-expansion, which is a critical step in showing that intersect...

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How Executive Functioning Impacts Learning Math with Stephanie Pitts and Rachel Kapp

Allison Loves Math Podcast - February 14, 2021 13:00 - 31 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
In today's episode, I talk with educational therapists, Stephanie Pitts and Rachel Kapp, about how executive function skills affect how a child learns math. In this episode, we learn:  What executive functioning is and why it's important  The best way to ask your teacher for help when your...

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Annette James

Actuary Voices - February 12, 2021 17:05 - 38 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Annette James, MAAA, FSA, the chairman of the Academy’s Health Equity Work Group joins us in our latest episode of Actuary Voices to share her insights on the profession and how it can facilitate solutions to health disparities by understanding limitations and bias in data. Listen to this conver...


Alien Crash Site Invades Complexity: Tamara van der Does on Sci-Fi Science, with Guest Co-host Caitlin McShea

COMPLEXITY - February 12, 2021 03:54 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 112 ratings
The consequence of living in a complex world: one tiny tweak can lead to massive transformation. Set the stage a slightly different way, and the entire play might unfold differently. This path-dependency shows up in both the science fiction premise and the hypothesis of scientific research: What...

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Episode 63 - Lily Khadjavi

My Favorite Theorem - February 11, 2021 14:42 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 63 ratings
Mathematician Lily Khadjavi does more interviewing than we do in this episode, as she proposes a taxonomy of theorems.

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Can You Make a Living as a Data Science Contractor? (Andrew Jones) - KNN Ep.34

Ken's Nearest Neighbors - February 10, 2021 12:00 - 46 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
This week I had the chance to talk with Andrew Jones. Andrew has spent over 13 years in Analytics & Data Science at companies including Amazon & more recently Sony PlayStation where he developed and prototyped Machine Learning based features for the PlayStation 5 - several of which have been pat...

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Ep. 47 - International Day of Women and Girls In Science

Math Science History with Gabrielle Birchak - February 09, 2021 09:00 - 14 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
On February 11 the United Nations honors the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Science and gender equality are essential for the development of science. This day is a reminder to us all that women deserve to be part of the world of science.   For more history of about math and s...

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Introduction to Intersection Types

Iowa Type Theory Commute - February 09, 2021 05:00 - 11 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
In a type system with intersection types, a term t that has type A and also has type B can be assigned the type 'A intersect B'.   This episode begins Chapter 12 of the podcast on intersection types.

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Paradoxes and Fallacies

Mathematics Simplified - February 08, 2021 18:01 - 4 minutes
Mathematical fallacies and paradoxes are an integral yet intriguing part of the Mathematical studies. Let's learn more about them

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27: Gotta Kick It Up: Chuy and the Boys

Disney Plus or Minus - February 08, 2021 05:00 - 1 hour
SI SE PUEDE! Danielle and Natalie have a LOT to say about the Disney Channel classic, Gotta Kick It Up. Tune in to hear our hot takes on the First Day of School in Disney movies, what grades actually make up "middle school" and how these girls compare to the ones from Cheer. Plus, a fun look int...

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P7: Root for Squares (Irrationality of the Square Root of Two)

Breaking Math Podcast - February 07, 2021 19:54 - 17 minutes ★★★★ - 232 ratings
Join Sofía and Gabriel as they discuss an old but great proof of the irrationality of the square root of two. [Featuring: Sofía Baca, Gabriel Hesch] Ways to support the show: -Visit our Sponsors: Get a free month of the Great Courses Plus while supportin...

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Radically Reimagine Your Math Class with Melissa Dean

Allison Loves Math Podcast - February 07, 2021 13:00 - 26 minutes ★★★★★ - 3 ratings
In this interview, I get to chat with Melissa Dean, math teacher and infamous blogger at Dean of Math, about ways to shake things up in your math class! In this episode, Melissa shares:  Creative ways to kick off your math class Two simple questions to get kids engaged  Why school and mat...

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Bitcoin Backlash

Sample Size - February 05, 2021 12:15 - 32 minutes
Listen to hosts Samantha Spiers and Wildcard Cameron discuss Bitcoin's dramatic price fall recently. Discussion includes why Bitcoin's price dropped, was there a double spend flaw, and should there be more regulations on cryptocurrency.        Post production by Scott Stronach.    Sources:  ...

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Advanced Maths EP07 : Set Theory Basics and how to approach this subject (Part 2)

Advanced Maths by Yschool - February 05, 2021 06:00 - 14 minutes
This episode is bought to you by Yschool learning app . Download the app at .In this episode, our Advanced Maths expert Anand Arora talks about "Set Theory Basics and how to approach this subject". This is part 2 of the topic. You would learn below concepts in part 2...

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Episode 7

Puzzling Maths - February 04, 2021 19:42 - 30 minutes
Very possibly our most fascinating  episode yet. In which we discuss clocks, snow, fruit pastilles, screens, sudoku, and most importantly enjoy the company of the talented cellist Samara Ginsberg. Find out about her at    

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33 - Motion Layout, AndroidX, Hilt, WorkManager, and more!

Now in Android - February 04, 2021 17:31 - 7 minutes
Welcome back to Now in Android, your ongoing guide to what’s new and notable in the world of Android development. In this episode, Chet Haase covers an update on the MAD Skills series covering Kotlin+Jetpack and MotionLayout, AndroidX, Hilt and WorkManager articles, MotionTags screencasts, and a...

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Episode 7: A Paucity of Courage

Mathematically Uncensored - February 03, 2021 15:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Pamela and Aris discuss insurrection, a black mathematician fellowship, and diversity statements.

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Learning Deeply with NVIDIA’s Head of Developer Programs (Will Ramey) - KNN Ep. 33

Ken's Nearest Neighbors - February 03, 2021 12:00 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
This episode I had the pleasure of speaking with Will Ramey. Will is a senior director at NVIDIA, where he leads global teams responsible for the NVIDIA Developer Program and Deep Learning Institute. Since joining the company in 2003 he has served in several technical and leadership roles, inclu...

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Deriving disjointness of constructor ranges in RelTT

Iowa Type Theory Commute - February 02, 2021 06:00 - 11 minutes ★★★★★ - 9 ratings
Responding to an email question from a listener, I explain how to derive a form of inconsistency from the assumption that True is related to False at type Bool.

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57: You Said How Much?! (Measure Theory)

Breaking Math Podcast - February 01, 2021 01:27 - 33 minutes ★★★★ - 232 ratings
If you are there, and I am here, we can measure the distance between us. If we are standing in a room, we can calculate the area of where we're standing; and, if we want, the volume. These are all examples of measures; which, essentially, tell us how much 'stuff' we have. So what is a measure? H...

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How 2 rob a bank - January 31, 2021 22:59 - 23 minutes
In this episode, Zoey and Bia answer questions submitted by listeners. These include what inspired them to make the podcast, Instagram page and blog, why a common person should learn maths, and how hard it is to get good at it. Timestamps: 00:36 What inspired you to make this page and podcast?...