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8 Terrific Math TED Talks

April 16, 2014
TED blog has recently featured a playlist containing 8  talks on Math. Those of you who teach Math or are fans of mathematical thinking ( left brainers) will find this list pretty useful. The speakers in  these talks are renowned mathematicians who "breathe life and logic into everyday problems using the logic of math". I am re-sharing these talks below with links to original videos. Click on each title to watch the talk. Enjoy

1- Ron Eglash: The fractals at the heart of African designs

2- How big is infinity?

3- Arthur Benjamin does “Mathemagic”

4- Scott Rickard: The beautiful math behind the ugliest music

5- Margaret Wertheim: The beautiful math of coral

6- Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals and the art of roughness

7- Michael Mitchell: A clever way to estimate enormous numbers

8- Geoffrey West: The surprising math of cities and corporations