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New Books in Mathematics

By Marshall Poe

Interviews with Mathematicians about their New Books

  1. 1.
    Alfred S. Posamentier, "Tools to Help Your Children Learn Math" (WSPC, 2019)09/16/2019
    56:43
  2. 2.
    Davide Crippa, The Impossibility of Squaring the Circle in the 17th Century" (Birkhäuser, 2019)08/28/2019
    58:47
  3. 3.
    Chris Bernhardt, "Quantum Computing for Everyone" (MIT Press, 2019)05/02/2019
    53:41
  4. 4.
    Discussion of Massive Online Peer Review and Open Access Publishing03/19/2019
    30:24
  5. 5.
    Kartik Hosanagar, "A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence: How Algorithms Are Shaping Our Lives" (Viking, 2019)03/12/2019
    53:45
  6. 6.
    Andrew C. A. Elliott, “Is That a Big Number?” (Oxford UP, 2018)11/09/2018
    51:37
  7. 7.
    Al Posamentier and Christian Speitzer, “The Mathematics of Everyday Life” (Prometheus Books, 2018)10/08/2018
    48:41
  8. 8.
    Eli Maor, “Music by the Numbers: From Pythagoras to Schoenberg” (Princeton UP, 2018)07/18/2018
    54:42
  1. 9.
    Vicky Neale, “Closing the Gap: The Quest to Understand Prime Numbers” (Oxford UP, 2017)12/12/2017
    53:29
  2. 10.
    Alfred Posamentier et. al., “The Joy of Mathematics: Marvels, Novelties, and Neglected Gems That Are Rarely Taught in Math Class” (Prometheus Books, 2017)10/16/2017
    55:16
  3. 11.
    Brian Clegg, “Big Data: How the Information Revolution Is Transforming Our Lives” (Icon Books, 2017)09/19/2017
    53:13
  4. 12.
    Brian Clegg, “The Reality Frame: Relativity and Our Place in the Universe” (Icon Books, 2017)06/29/2017
    50:16
  5. 13.
    Oscar Fernandez, “The Calculus of Happiness” (Princeton UP, 2017)06/11/2017
    52:11
  6. 14.
    David Danks, “Unifying the Mind: Cognitive Representations as Graphical Models” (MIT Press, 2014)05/15/2017
    1:07:22
  7. 15.
    Raffi Grinberg, “The Real Analysis Lifesaver: All the Tools You Need to Understand Proofs” (Princeton UP, 2017)02/15/2017
    52:03
  8. 16.
    Matthew L. Jones, “Reckoning with Matter: Calculating Machines, Innovation, and Thinking about Thinking from Pascal to Babbage” (U. Chicago Press, 2016)01/23/2017
    1:02:53
  9. 17.
    Brian Clegg, “Are Numbers Real? The Uncanny Relationship of Mathematics and the Physical World (St. Martin’s Press, 2016)01/04/2017
    51:13
  10. 18.
    Ian Stewart, “Calculating the Cosmos: How Mathematics Unveils the Universe” (Basic Books, 2016)12/29/2016
    54:10
  11. 19.
    Alfred Posamentier and Stephen Krulik, “Effective Techniques to Motivate Mathematics Instruction” (Routledge, 2016)10/01/2016
    53:40
  12. 20.
    Alfred S. Posamentier and Robert Geretschlager, “The Circle: A Mathematical Exploration Beyond the Line” (Prometheus Books, 2016)09/11/2016
    53:46
  13. 21.
    Beineke and Rosenhouse, eds., “The Mathematics of Various Entertaining Subjects: Research in Recreational Math” (Princeton UP, 2015)05/23/2016
    53:31
  14. 22.
    Adam Kucharski, “The Perfect Bet: How Science and Math Are Taking the Luck Out of Gambling” (Basic Books, 2016)03/31/2016
    50:57
  15. 23.
    James D. Stein, “L.A. Math: Romance, Crime, and Mathematics in the City of Angels” (Princeton UP, 2016)02/24/2016
    57:59
  16. 24.
    Lynn Gamwell, “Mathematics and Art: A Cultural History” (Princeton UP, 2015)01/05/2016
    57:33
  17. 25.
    Brian Clegg, “How Many Moons Does the Earth Have? The Ultimate Science Quiz Book” (Icon Books, 2015)12/07/2015
    52:17
  18. 26.
    Dan Bouk, “How Our Days Became Numbered: Risk and the Rise of the Statistical Individual” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)11/23/2015
    42:22
  19. 27.
    John Allen Paulos, “A Numerate Life” (Prometheus Books, 2015)11/12/2015
    51:54
  20. 28.
    Arthur Benjamin, “The Magic of Math” (Basic Book, 2015)09/30/2015
    54:44
  21. 29.
    Margaret Morrison, “Reconstructing Reality: Models, Mathematics, and Simulations” (Oxford UP, 2015)07/15/2015
    1:06:45
  22. 30.
    Christopher J. Phillips, “The New Math: A Political History” (U of Chicago Press, 2015)03/26/2015
    1:06:01
  23. 31.
    Colin Adams, “Zombies and Calculus” (Princeton UP, 2014)10/15/2014
    51:15
  24. 32.
    Jordan Ellenberg, “How Not To Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking” (Penguin Press, 2014)07/08/2014
    53:32
  25. 33.
    Sue VanHattum, “Playing with Math: Stories from Math Circles, Homeschoolers, and Passionate Teachers” (Natural Math, 2015)06/26/2014
    1:00:59
  26. 34.
    Al Cuoco and Joe Rotman, “Learning Modern Algebra: From Early Attempts to Prove Fermat’s Last Theorem” (MAA, 2013)06/20/2014
    1:13:24
  27. 35.
    David Reimer, “Count Like an Egyptian: A Hands-on Introduction to Ancient Mathematics” (Princeton UP, 2014)06/09/2014
    1:16:06
  28. 36.
    Peter Gardenfors, “The Geometry of Meaning: Semantics Based on Conceptual Spaces” (MIT Press, 2014)06/09/2014
    42:47
  29. 37.
    Oscar E. Fernandez, “Everyday Calculus: Discovering the Hidden Math All around Us (Princeton UP, 2014)04/17/2014
    51:56
  30. 38.
    Michael Strevens, “Tychomancy: Inferring Probability from Causal Structure” (Harvard UP, 2013)04/15/2014
    59:15
  31. 39.
    Tim Chartier, “Math Bytes: Google Bombs, Chocolate-Covered Pi, and Other Cool Bits in Computing” (Princeton UP, 2014)04/08/2014
    1:11:28
  32. 40.
    Chuck Adler, “Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction” (Princeton UP, 2014)02/14/2014
    1:34:09
  33. 41.
    Eli Maor and Eugen Jost, “Beautiful Geometry” (Princeton UP, 2014)02/11/2014
    49:48
  34. 42.
    Edward Frenkel, “Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality” (Basic Books, 2013)11/08/2013
    55:25
  35. 43.
    Colm Mulcahy, “Mathematical Card Magic: Fifty-Two New Effects” (A K Peters, 2013)09/26/2013
    1:14:31
  36. 44.
    Brian Clegg, “Dice World: Science and Life in a Random Universe” (Icon Books, 2013)06/04/2013
    51:27
  37. 45.
    Leonard Wapner, “Unexpected Expectations: The Curiosities of a Mathematical Crystal Ball” (A.K. Peters, 2012)05/06/2013
    55:16
  38. 46.
    Leila Schneps and Coralie Colmez, “Math on Trial” (Basic Books, 2013)03/13/2013
    59:12
  39. 47.
    Catherine Jami, “The Emperor’s New Mathematics: Western Learning and Imperial Authority During the Kangxi Reign (1662-1722)” (Oxford UP, 2012)10/19/2012
    1:08:18
  40. 48.
    Roger Hart, “The Chinese Roots of Linear Algebra” (Johns Hopkins UP, 2011)07/27/2012
    1:06:15

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