The mathematics of love | Hannah Fry

Today I want to talk to you about the mathematics of love. Now, I think that we can all agree that mathematicians are famously excellent at finding love. (Laughter) But it’s not just because of our dashing personalities, superior conversational skills and excellent pencil cases. It’s also because we’ve actually done an awful lot of…

Edward Thorp: Beating The Market and Casinos With Mathematics

please, welcome to the stage Ron, bacardi ceo of context capital partner and john culbertson cio of context capital partners Thank you everyone for being here and welcome to our biggest summit yet? part of this event John and i are very excited to interview, someone who really is a legend in the industry it’s…

Why the World’s Best Mathematicians Are Hoarding Chalk

(upbeat music) – The legend around this chalk is that it’s impossible to write a false theorem. – I assume the special ingredient was angel tears. – Mathematicians from all of the top schools very frequently use it. – It’s a cult favorite. – As soon as I use it I was a convert. –…

Time-Management Tips from a Neuroscientist | Daniel Levitin

My top time managing tips are calendar everything. Use your calendar in a very active way. Everything goes in there that is at least remotely time bound. So for example, the doctor says that she wants to see you again in a year and she gives you a little blood test requisition form, this can…

Game Theory 101 MOOC (#3): Iterated Elimination of Strictly Dominated Strategies

Hi, I’m William Spaniel. Let’s learn some game theory! Today’s topic is the iterated elimination of strictly dominated strategies. I cover this in lesson 1.2 of ‘Game Theory 101: the complete textbook’. Check the video description for more information about that. So, remember in the last video, we looked at the Prisoner’s Dilemma and the…

See a NASA Physicist’s Incredible Origami

– One of the most important attributes of origami is, once we have studied and understood the way paper folds and unfolds, we can apply those patterns to things that are very different from paper. I hope by bringing the tools of mathematics into my origami design that I can then fold something that’s beautiful…

Why Uber Is A Scam – Math Explains

okay so I was looking at this graph that was put on Ruby’s website today and I thought it looked too good to be true how amazing that uber drivers make more money than any other type of transportation driver but I knew from my own experiences as a rider that uber didn’t cost that…

Mathematics and sex | Clio Cresswell | TEDxSydney

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo Yes, I am the mathematician who’s going to get you so laid. (Laughter) And to begin I need you to stare at this equation. I mean, there’s your first orgasm right there, I know it. But these are very sophisticated equations that model a successful marriage. And they’re…

The Zipf Mystery

Hey, Vsauce. Michael here. About 6 percent of everything you say and read and write is the “the” – is the most used word in the English language. About one out of every 16 words we encounter on a daily basis is “the.” The top 20 most common English words in order are “the,” “of,”…