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More Free Books

More Free Books

| August 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

It feels like a great time to update the list of free science books. The topic of today is textbooks in a variety of subjects. So here’s a bunch of free textbooks. For more check out our list and the list of 160 free textbooks at Open Culture. Physics Age of Einstein Calculus Based Physics […]

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Benoit Mandelbrot on Fractals and the Art of Roughness

Benoit Mandelbrot on Fractals and the Art of Roughness

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Benoit B. Mandelbrot was a Polish-born, French and American mathematician, noted for his work on the “theory of roughness” and the development of the  field of fractal geometry. His other work include creation of the so-called  Mandelbrot set of never-ending fractal shapes and work on the mathematics of the stock market prices. In this talk, which happens to be one […]

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Dan Meyer: Math Class Needs a Makeover

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here’s another great TEDx talk delivered by Dan Meyer. Meyer is a math teacher, who believes that our modern mathematics educations requires a major makeover. In this talk Dan Meyer presents his classroom-tested math exercises that encourage students to stop and think. For more TED & TEDx videos visit the list of physics TED talks […]

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The Ultimate List of Physics TED Talks

The Ultimate List of Physics TED Talks

| May 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

TED, which stands for technology, entertainment and design, is a global conference with a mission to spread important ideas from the fields of science,  art, technology, design and business. TED began as a single conference back in 1984, but later became an annual conference held in Monterey, California. Due to high popularity TED events spread all around […]

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A Brilliant Madness

A Brilliant Madness

| April 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Anybody who has seen the great movie “A Beutiful Mind” knows that John Forbes Nash was a remarkable and a unique personality. Even though the movie did have some accurate biographical facts, the real story of Nash is not known by most people. This program tells that story featuring interviews with John Nash, his wife Alicia, […]

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TEDxMontreal: a New Type of Mathematics

| February 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

In this TEDxMontreal talk, David Dalrymple, who got accepted to MIT graduate school at 14 years old, will share his deep insight into the future of mathematics. In particular, he will discuss how the investigations of the brain might spawn a new field of mathematics. For more TEDx & TED videos visit their channel or our […]

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Mathemagic by Owen Daniel

| February 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

So here we have another TED talk about mathemagic and this one is a little bit different than the last one by Arthur Benjamin. In this one, Owen Daniel, combines some trickery with math to do some nice tricks. So check this out, and for more videos, talks and lectures, subscribe to our RSS email newsletter. TEDxTalks

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Mathemagic

| February 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

Arthur Benjamin is a peculiar fellow, who happens to be a mathemagician. And what is a mathemagician you ask? It’s a person, who does various mathematical tricks, including fast mental calculations, guessing birthdays and so on. So here’s a TED talk, where Arthur Benjamin demonstrates his amazing talent. TED talks 

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