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MSRI-BCC Lecture Series, 2013-14 August 15, 2013 - April 10, 2014
Location: Berkeley City College (BCC): http://goo.gl/0vJRT
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The Archimedes Society of the MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH INSTITUTE

and BERKELEY CITY COLLEGE

present

Not on the Test: The Pleasures and Uses of Mathematics

A Lecture Series in 2013–14 on Wednesdays from 7:00 pm to 8:15 pm

Berkeley City College Auditorium, 2050 Center Street, Berkeley

(between Shattuck Ave. & Milvia St., near the Downtown Berkeley BART station)

 

MSRI and Berkeley City College cordially invite you to attend six free public lectures in the series Not on the Test: The Pleasures and Uses of Mathematics.  This series is dedicated to engaging the public through speakers on mathematics whose expertise, passion, and ability to explain what they do with math can be understood by all.

 

September 11, 2013

Math in the Movies

Tony DeRose, Pixar Animation Studios 

 

 

 

October 9, 2013

Video Games for Mathematics

Keith Devlin, Stanford University and InnerTube Games

 

November 6, 2013

Verifying Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Inez Fung, UC Berkeley

 

 

 

February 12, 2014

Music, Computing, People

Ge Wang, Stanford University

 

March 12, 2014

Science Denialism

Eugenie Scott, National Center for Science Education

 

 

April 9, 2014

Brain-Computer Interfaces

Philip Sabes, University of California - San Francisco

 

 

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