Archive for the ‘Science Education’ Category

Theo Jansen Invented New Artificial Life and a New Wheel

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Having the modest goal to create artificial life, Theo Jansen not only invented a new wheel, a better wheel, and employed math, geometry and science to new extremes but also successfully accomplished his goal.

Theo Jansen: The art of creating creatures

Visual Statistics – a Powerful Mathematical View of the World

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

With the right mathematical tools, starting with numerical data and using visual representation, Hans Rosling, a Swedish statistician, present an alternative view of the geopolitical world.

Hans Rosling: Watch the end of poverty

Alan Kay: A powerful idea about teaching ideas (TED, 2007)

Saturday, March 15th, 2008

Alan Kay’s brilliant Math-learning tool.

Alan Kay: A powerful idea about teaching ideas