Jordan Ellenberg

Jordan Ellenberg
9 Interviews

Jordan Ellenberg's Interviews

Andrew Zuckerman + Spencer Bailey & Jordan Ellenberg 01 Nov 2021 • EN

Jordan Ellenberg on Looking at the World Through the Lens of Geometry

Mathematician and professor Jordan Ellenberg, author of the book “Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else,” speaks with us about the limitations of logic, how math can help us develop mindful skepticism, and why gerrymandering is no longer visible to the naked eye.

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Cara Santa Maria & Jordan Ellenberg 09 Aug 2021 • EN

Geometry w/ Jordan Ellenberg

In this episode of Talk Nerdy, Cara is joined by award-winning mathematician Dr. Jordan Ellenberg to talk about his newest book, "Shape: The Hidden Geometry of Information, Biology, Strategy, Democracy, and Everything Else." They discuss the importance of mathematics education, as well as the geometry that lies beneath

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Sara Rigby & Jordan Ellenberg 27 Jun 2021 • EN

Hidden geometry, with Jordan Ellenberg

Mathematician Jordan Ellenberg tells us about his book, Shape, and why geometry is about so much more than triangles and circles. Once you’ve mastered the basics with Instant Genius, dive deeper with Instant Genius Extra, where you’ll find longer, richer discussions about the most exciting ideas in the world of science

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Indre Viskontas & Jordan Ellenberg 21 Jun 2021 • EN

The Hidden Geometry of Information and Everything Else with Jordan Ellenberg

When was the last time you thought about geometry? Unless you're an architect or a kindergarten teacher, you probably don't spend a lot of time thinking about shapes. But mathematician Jordan Ellenberg wants to bring geometry back, and show us not just how shapes can measure the world, but how they can explain it. Supp

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Sean Carroll & Jordan Ellenberg 14 Jun 2021 • EN

Jordan Ellenberg on the Mathematics of Political Boundaries

Any system in which politicians represent geographical districts with boundaries chosen by the politicians themselves is vulnerable to gerrymandering: carving up districts to increase the amount of seats that a given party is expected to win. But even fairly-drawn boundaries can end up quite complex, so how do we know

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Jordan Ellenberg is a mathematician and author of Shape and How Not to Be Wrong. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: - Secret Sauce: - ExpressVPN: and use code LexPod to get 3 months free - Blinkist: and

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