Category Archives: Videos

Video: Getting Computers to Learn

An introduction to machine learning (a form of artificial intelligence concerned with getting computers to learn from data), and a discussion of some of the mathematics underlying machine learning algorithms. Part 1 of 4: Part 2 of 4: Part 3 … Continue reading

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Video: How do we know that 1+1=2? A journey into the foundations of math.

AskAMathematician.com presents a lecture on the foundations of math and whether we really can know that one plus one equals two. How was math invented? Where does mathematics come from? Are the axioms of math provable? Is math true? Can … Continue reading

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Video: What your Spiritual Guru Never Told you about Quantum Mechanics

AskAMathematician.com presents a lecture on Quantum Mechanics given as part of Nerd Nite (NYC): Quantum Mechanics has been around since the thirties and is the basis of essentially all of modern physics. It is a clean theory and has been … Continue reading

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Video: The Scientific Investigation of Aliens – Evidence Examined

This talk given at Nerd Nite (NYC) by the Mathematician discusses some of the evidence that has been proposed for the idea that technologically advanced aliens have already arrived on earth, including UFO photographs, crop circles, and abduction stories. The … Continue reading

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