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Podcaster's summary: Interviews about math, outreach, and more. Hosted by Grant Sanderson, the creator of 3blue1brown
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|2021-Sep-25 • 96 minutes|
5 - Tai-Danae Bradley: Where math meets language
Tai-Danae Bradley does research applying tools from physics to understanding language models, all under the broader umbrella of category theory. She is also the brilliant mind behind the blog https://www.math3ma.com/ | Try out the episode sponsor: http://brilliant.org/3b1b
|2021-Aug-31 • 85 minutes|
4 - Dianna Cowern: Dead or Alive
Dianna Cowern is the host of Physics Girl: https://www.youtube.com/c/physicsgirl | Try out the episode sponsor: http://brilliant.org/3b1b | | Contents: | 0:00 - Intro | 0:47 - Ad, Brilliant | 2:03 - Relationship with math growing up | 9:05 - Thoughts on teaching | 16:36 - When students are genuinely curious | 22:02 - Physics at MIT | 27:53 - Alternate value systems | 35:01 - Starting Physics Girl | 40:20 - Taking down videos | 48:49 - Authenticity on YouTube | 53:17 - Advice on documenting learning | 59:13...
|2021-Aug-07 • 114 minutes|
3 - Steven Strogatz: In and out of love with math
Steven Strogatz, an applied mathematician at Cornell, is a prominent figure in the field of nonlinear dynamics and chaos, and a widely beloved popularizer of math. | Episode sponsor: https://brilliant.org/3b1b | Brilliant is a great site/app for being more active in learning math. | | --- Books by Strogatz which we discussed --- | Chaos and Nonlinear dynamics | https://amzn.to/3lFQjrU | | Infinite powers | https://amzn.to/3AnvXIg | | Unpublished appendix about Newton's letters to Leibniz: | https:/...
|2021-Jul-22 • 45 minutes|
2 - Sal Khan: Beyond Khan Academy
In this conversation with Sal Khan, we discuss his new project (Schoolhouse.world) as well as the Khan Lab School that he started in 2014. | Sal's new tutoring platform: https://schoolhouse.world/ | The Khan Lab School: https://www.khanlabschool.org/ | Learn more about this episode's sponsor, Brilliant: https://brilliant.org/3b1b | Visit that link to get 20% off an annual subscription, and to let them know you came from here.
|2021-Jul-09 • 84 minutes|
1 - Alex Kontorovich: Improving math
Alex Kontorovich is a research mathematician at Rutgers University, a distinguished visiting professor at the MoMath Museum, and Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Mathematics, among other things. | The tweet referenced at the end: https://twitter.com/AlexKontorovich/status/1172715174786228224... |