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All The Maths Podcasts

Since @reflectivemaths wasn’t at Big MathsJam and @samuelhansen was, the MathsJam Special is a bit different this year.

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Wrong, But Useful: Episode 38

It’s your annual Wrong But Useful Big MathsJam Special! Recorded live, so the audio is a bit shaky in parts. @icecolbeveridge, @reflectivemaths and @peterrowlett discuss Tantrix with some excited background chatter Colin interviews @teakayb (Tom Briggs in real life), who’s at MathsJam with an Enigma machine @pecnut and @mscroggs (Adam

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Wrong, But Useful, Episode 30: MathsJam Special

In a departure from the norm, Wrong But Useful tries its first panel game. In a completely original format, our intrepid podcasters trade lies in a panel game entitled Spoof My Proof. On Colin’s team: @christianp (Christian Lawson-Perfect) and @dragon_dodo (Dominika Vasilkova) On Dave’s team: @realityminus3 (Elizabeth A. Williams) and

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Wrong, But Useful: Episode 25

Our second anniversary, and it’s a bit of a love-in. Sorry to disappoint. Colin and his partner have a new baby, Fred! Happy anniversary to us! Number of the podcast: $2+\sqrt{3}$, because it comes up in the Lucas-Lehmer test for Mersenne primes. A brief digression on the test, Mersenne primes

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Wrong, But Useful: Episode 20

Recorded LIVE at Big MathsJam Apologies for the variable sound quality in this episode; the problems of recording live. The Wrong, But Useful tag team are joined by @peterrowlett (Peter Rowlett) Colin concedes that Dave’s talk was quite clever Dave mentions the 1, 3, 2, 6 sequence (a talk by

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Wrong, But Useful: Episode 13

A special anniversary episode where @reflectivemaths (Dave Gale) and I pick the brains of two special guests: Abel prize nominee @samuel_hansen (Samuel Hansen) and @peterrowlett (Dr Peter Rowlett, surprisingly). “I think we should conclude that an argument has gone on long enough when Samuel Hansen is the voice of conciliation”

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