A Fireside Chat with Hannah Fry, Simon Singh & Kevlin Henney • GOTO 2021

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This interview was recorded for the GOTO Unscripted at CodeNode in London. #GOTOcon #GOTObookclub
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Read the full transcription of this interview here:
https://gotopia.tech/articles/fireside-chat-hannah-fry-simon-singh-kevlin-henney

Hannah Fry - Mathematician, Science Presenter, Public Speaker and Bestselling Author
Simon Singh - Author, Journalist and TV Producer Specializing in Science and Mathematics
Kevlin Henney - Consultant, Programmer, Keynote Speaker, Technologist, Trainer & Writer

DESCRIPTION
We invited Hannah Fry, Simon Singh and Kevlin Henney to a fireside chat about their math books.
In this GOTO Unscripted you'll learn about their favorite numbers and equations as well as how humor and science go together. Lastly we will reveal who likes to cook their eggs in a microwave.

TIMECODES
00:00 Intro
00:20 What’s your favorite equation?
10:32 The Taniyama-Shimura’s approach to problems & failures
17:36 Outside your comfort zone
19:58 Writing a book in collaboration with academia
31:17 Science and humor
37:48 What’s your favorite number?
44:59 What’s your favorite way to cook eggs?
46:02 Is maths invented or is it part of nature?
48:46 What's your favorite mathematical object?
51:47 Is communicating science harder than doing it?
56:14 Reengagement with the beauty of math as an adult
57:32 Outro

RECOMMENDED BOOKS
Hannah Fry & Adam Rutherford • Complete Guide To Absolutely Everything • https://amzn.to/32gNCpB
Hannah Fry • Hello World • https://amzn.to/3eexibo
Hannah Fry & Thomas Oléron Evans • The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus • https://amzn.to/32q9Epp
Simon Singh • The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets • https://amzn.to/3w9WcRs
Simon Singh • Fermat's Last Theorem • https://amzn.to/3wekpG9
Simon Singh • The Code Book • https://amzn.to/3k4RYFV
Simon Singh • Big Bang • https://amzn.to/3bHsZnm
Simon Singh & Edzard Ernst • Trick or Treatment • https://amzn.to/2ZThR4I
Kevlin Henney & Trisha Gee • 97 Things Every Java Programmer Should Know • https://amzn.to/3kiTwJJ
Kevlin Henney • 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know • https://amzn.to/2Yahf9U
Henney & Monson-Haefel • 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know • https://amzn.to/3pZuHsQ
Henney, Buschmann & Schmidt • Pattern-Oriented Software Architecture Volume 4 • https://amzn.to/3k4SMur

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