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Breaking Math is a podcast that aims to make math accessible to everyone, and make it enjoyable. Every other week, topics such as chaos theory, forbidden formulas, and more will be covered in detail. If you have 45 or so minutes to spare, you're almost guaranteed to learn something new! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/breakingmathpodcast/support

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*See our new math and science youtube show called "Turing Rabbit Holes" at youtube.com/turingrabbitholespodcast ! The Breaking Math Podcast team has teamed up with Particle Physicist and Science Fiction Author Dr. Alex Alaniz to deliver a show about science and society. Subscribe and never miss an episode!

Breaking Math is a podcast that aims to make math accessible to everyone, and make it enjoyable. Every other week, topics such as chaos theory, forbidden formulas, and more will be covered in detail. If you have 45 or so minutes to spare, you're almost guaranteed to learn something new! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/breakingmathpodcast/support

    Violence, Poverty, Ignorance and a PhD in Physics

    Violence, Poverty, Ignorance and a PhD in Physics

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    -Against the odds of experiencing domestic violence, ignorance, and poverty as a child, Alex goes on to earn his PhD in Physics and provides an much better life for his children than the one that he grew up in.   This is his story.    



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    • 50 min
    Can Science Explain Consciousness? (Ep 2 of Turing Rabbit Holes Youtube Show)

    Can Science Explain Consciousness? (Ep 2 of Turing Rabbit Holes Youtube Show)

    Episode 2 from youtube.com/TuringRabbitHolesPodcast.   
    "Can Science Explain Consciousness?" 


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    • 44 min
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    • 8 min
    49: Thinking Machines II (Techniques in Artificial Intelligence)

    49: Thinking Machines II (Techniques in Artificial Intelligence)

    Machines have been used to simplify labor since time immemorial, and simplify thought in the last few hundred years. We are at a point now where we have the electronic computer to aid us in our endeavor, which allows us to build hypothetical thinking machines by simply writing their blueprints — namely, the code that represents their function — in a general way that can be easily reproduced by others. This has given rise to an astonishing array of techniques used to process data, and in recent years, much focus has been given to methods that are used to answer questions where the question or answer is not always black and white. So what is machine learning? What problems can it be used to solve? And what strategies are used in developing novel approaches to machine learning problems?
    This episode is distributed under a CC BY-SA 4.0 license. For more information, visit CreativeCommons.org.
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    [Featuring: Sofía Baca, Gabriel Hesch] References: https://spectrum.ieee.org/tag/history+of+natural+language+processing

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    • 58 min
    48: Thinking Machines (Philosophical Basis of Artificial Intelligence)

    48: Thinking Machines (Philosophical Basis of Artificial Intelligence)

    Machines, during the lifetime of anyone who is listening to this, have advanced and revolutionized the way that we live our lives. Many listening to this, for example, have lived through the rise of smart phones, 3d printing, massive advancements in lithium ion batteries, the Internet, robotics, and some have even lived through the introduction of cable TV, color television, and computers as an appliance. All advances in machinery, however, since the beginning of time have one thing in common: they make what we want to do easier. One of the great tragedies of being imperfect entities, however, is that we make mistakes. Sometimes those mistakes can lead to war, famine, blood feuds, miscalculation, the punishment of the innocent, and other terrible things. It has, thus, been the goal of many, for a very long time, to come up with a system for not making these mistakes in the first place: a thinking machine, which would help eliminate bias in situations. Such a fantastic machine is looking like it's becoming closer and closer to reality, especially with the advancements in artificial intelligence. But what are the origins of this fantasy? What attempts have people made over time to encapsulate reason? And what is ultimately possible with the automated manipulation of meaning? All of this and more on this episode of Breaking Math. Episode 48: Thinking Machines

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    * https://publicdomainreview.org/essay/let-us-calculate-leibniz-llull-and-the-computational-imagination
    * https://spectrum.ieee.org/tag/history+of+natural+language+processing https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Characteristica_universalis https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus-source-data

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    P4: Go with the Flow (Conceptual Calculus: Related Rates of Change)

    P4: Go with the Flow (Conceptual Calculus: Related Rates of Change)

    Join Gabriel and Sofía as they delve into some introductory calculus concepts.

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    • 38 min

Customer Reviews

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205 Ratings

205 Ratings

mallorymunoz's teaparty ,

Hmmmmm

I’m gonna agree with the last guy who said “painful” noting to the host stumbling through a question for 2 minutes only to allow guest a few words before being interrupted. Though that response was a bit of a roast, I do agree with the premise of it. Seems like the host is like rushing is there a time limit for pod casts or something? But this pod cast is cool

Carneades ,

Good math; some dumb comments

This is a moderately interesting podcast with fair explanations given an audio format. But when they comment on other things (cults, elitism ) they can be somewhat clueless. One guy is real smart, the other isn’t.
In their attempts to present the material at a beginning high school level much of what they present is so diluted as to be purely metaphorical.

JediMaster14 ,

Make more episodes!!!

Your podcasts is freaking amazing! 💜 the fact I am learning something after each episode. Please comeback and record more!

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