“I’m sure you all remember how to prove this result.”
What does a network of humans look like and how does it work? How does information spread? How do decisions and opinions spread? What gets distorted as it moves through the network and why? This week we dig into the ins and outs of human networks with Matthew Jackson, Professor of Economics at Stanford University and author of the book "The Human Network: How Your Social Position Determines Your Power, Beliefs, and Behaviours".
I can kind of understand why people do this, but really, it’s not the work you should be spending your precious time on.
It’s amazing the amount of “bad” answers you can eliminate just by using the fact that your teacher is making a test.
Personally, I enjoy being able to say I study less than others.
The boys travel back to 1998 to change history (and inadvertently alter the course of cutlery). Ada speaks to autistic artists to know what the media gets wrong in its portrayal of autism. Back in the studio, Jonathan and Chris discuss why it looks like rates of autism are increasing, the likely cause of autism spectrum disorder, interventions real and imaginary, and how long you have to wait to get a diagnosis (Jonathan's reaction…
This week we’re discussing clam gardens on the west coast of Canada and the US, and how indigenous people have been actively managing food resources in the area for thousands of years. Clam garden rock walls are thousands of years old, and people have been actively maintaining them up to today, but Europeans and the scientific community ignored their existence for a couple of centuries. We speak with Dana Lepofsky, Professor in the Department of…
Nothing gets me more fired up than those who ignore the fact that students move on in mathematics when they aren’t ready.
“When do you expect to get to version 1.1?” “I don’t know, but the person who can figure it out will probably win a Nobel Prize!”
It doesn’t make it easier that we seem to have a somewhat arbitrary application of this. We articulate NSERC, and LaTeX, but we spell out acronyms like UK or EU.