|Arithmetic, Population, and Energy Part 7 of 8||
This part of the lecture focuses on the world addiction to growth, its lack of sustainability and the prevailing optimism that solutions will be found in the future.
|The Miniature Earth||
What would the world be like if it was reduced to only 100 people, while maintaining the same proportions? (For example, proportion without basic sanitation, proportion who cannot read).
|Arithmetic, Population, and Energy Part 5 of 8||
This part of the lecture discusses an outrageously incorrect statement in Time Magazine about how long coal resources could last, as well as other similarly incorrect statements in the media.
|Learn Mean, Median and Mode through a music video||
A fun way to learn (and remember) how to calculate the mean, median and mode through music.
|Math Education: An Inconvenient Truth||
M.J. McDermott shows different ways of solving the same multiplication and division problems.
|Fast Mental Math: Harry Potter Style||
A great trick to do complex multiplications very rapidly, but does not work with all numbers.
|Nathan Yau: How to tell a Story with Data||
A short introduction on using data visualization to tell a clear and interesting story.
|Jer Thorp - The Weight of Data (TEDxVancouver)||
Jer Thorp builds visual tools to help understand systems, like an archaeologist digging deeper into data and constructing stories from data.
|Fast Mental Math: Long Math Division||
Quickly divide any number by 9, without using a calculator.
|Fast Mental Math: with Body Parts||
How to calculate with your hands, and your feet.