Creation of Number

Talk by Ben Sparks ⚠️

Sunday from 1:10 PM - 1:50 PM in Stage B

This talk has the following content notes:
We will discuss both death and bigotry, as they are unfortunately prevalent in human history.

An entertaining journey through humanity’s mathematical attempts to wrestle with the deepest questions behind our day-to-day use of numbers, and their consequences. Where do numbers come from? Explore the philosophy of maths behind everyday examples and familiar numbers. Get a glimpse of what lies beyond your understanding of the real numbers, and how abstract mathematical ideas have changed the world we live in. Is maths created by us, or are we discovering eternal truth? Ben is a mathematician, musician, and public speaker, and often seen on YouTube channels such as Numberphile.

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