dr jonathan farley interview 2

EP#33 DR. JONATHAN FARLEY – USING MATHS TO WIPE OUT TERRORISTS

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This is a part 2 of my conversation with Dr Jonathan Farley. If you haven’t listened to the first one yet, below is a short bio of the Dr.Farley.

Dr. Jonathan David Farley is a well recognized mathematician, traveler, entrepreneur among other things. He has been a Visiting Professor of Mathematics at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), a Science Fellow at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation, a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Mathematics at Harvard University, and a Visiting Associate Professor of Applied Mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

In this episode, we talk about Math and his professional career. Below is a list of some of the topics we covered:
-His childhood
-When he became interested in Math
-Can anyone learn Math?
-How he applies Math in other areas
-How he would use Math to eliminate ISIS
-How he helps students to get straight A’s
-His thoughts on the current education system
-How math should be taught in schools
-His definition of “smart”
-And all the questions from listeners.

Links to books and articles mentioned:

Facebook page for How to get straight A’s https://www.facebook.com/Ivyish/

https://www.amazon.com/Secrets-Successful-People-Management-Straight-ebook/dp/B016FPTIZ6

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/cifamerica/2012/apr/12/black-mathematicians-john-derbyshire-fields-medal

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