Episode 14! Infinity And Beyond
Jul23

Episode 14! Infinity And Beyond

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 42:08 — 57.9MB) Yes, we flat out skipped episode 12.  Why, because mathematicians can’t count … In this episode: Zeno’s beach bungalow and why he can’t come out to play Do train tracks actually touch at infinity?  How do YOU know? Have you been there? Watch out for the Hordes!! Welcome to the Hilbert Hotel … you can check in any time you like, blah,...

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Episode 013 – Probably about Probability

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 46:17 — 63.6MB) As most of you know, we’re still working on the format.  And it will take a number of goes to get it dialed in.  This is the second incarnation.  Feel free to comment, and we’ll take your input to heart. Oh, and we pre-record a lot of these, so even if we are planning on using your idea, it may take a while to incorporate it.  All part of the process. ...

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Episode 011: Learning How To Count – Let My Primates Go!
Apr06

Episode 011: Learning How To Count – Let My Primates Go!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 43:38 — 49.9MB) EDIT:  I want to make clear that the episode below includes some new musical interludes that are in the “rough draft” stage.  I put it up because I’d love to hear comments from you, our audience, on what you felt worked and didn’t work.  Our goal is to add in some extra “stylings”, but we don’t want these to drown out the...

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Spring Break and Game Theory Books
Mar31

Spring Break and Game Theory Books

Well if you haven’t noticed, we haven’t uploaded a new episode in while.  Never fear, we haven’t fallen off of a cliff or anything (at least not physically).   We both hit our spring breaks and went into a deep couch-coma. We’ve got a new episode recorded, that I’ll have edited and up on the site by tomorrow at the latest. To tide you over I’ve compiled a list of Game Theory books that we love. ...

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Episode 010: The Most Ornery Pi Day Podcast … Ever!
Mar13

Episode 010: The Most Ornery Pi Day Podcast … Ever!

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 24:10 — 22.1MB) In this podcast: Tom and Nick are not as happy with Pi Day as you’d expect. Why do Hippies like Pi so much? Where does pi come from, and why do we care? Is mounting a Ferris Wheel on a Flat-Bed Truck a good idea? How many digits of pi can YOU recite?  I’ll bet not 69,000! Nick and Tom give you back 23 hours and 40 minutes of your life … ish....

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