Punk Rock Mathematics: Tom’s Interview at Technoccult
Mar05

Punk Rock Mathematics: Tom’s Interview at Technoccult

If you haven’t read it already, Tom was interviewed at Technoccult.com with Klint Finley about mathematics, punk rock, and unicorn anatomy. In it Tom proves that he clearly is an...

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Episode 009 – Partial Orderings: What’s Wrong with the Olympics?
Mar05

Episode 009 – Partial Orderings: What’s Wrong with the Olympics?

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 29:27 — 27.0MB) in this Podcast: What’s wrong with the “medal count” ordering in the Olympics? Is it really all that surprising that Canada is good at Curling? quasi ordering vs partial ordering vs total ordering – who cares? Nick, leave the carrots out of this! Dealing with our Daddy issues with an ancestor semi-lattice Are you your own ancestor? For that...

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Episode 008 – Topology Primer: Geometry on Acid

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 20:37 — 18.9MB) In this podcast: Geometry on Acid: The category of Topological spaces and continuous maps. Tom has a silly putty reason for everything. The continuity of film. Did Xeno predict calculus? Ms. PacMan also loves donuts. Here’s a video of a coffee cup continuously deforming into a donut.  Mmm …...

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Episode 007 – Cooperative Game Theory: How to Buy A Monkey
Feb19

Episode 007 – Cooperative Game Theory: How to Buy A Monkey

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:54 — 24.6MB) In this Podcast: Cooperative vs. Non-cooperative games OR Combinatorial vs. Procedural Games Does Curious George belong on the show “Shark Tank”? The most hardcore competitive market ever devised How rapacious can Tom get? Is Nick totally...

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Natural vs Social Science: Karl Popper

Check out my new blog post on Karl Popper and whether we should treat Natural Science differently than we treat Social Science at Sapien Games.

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