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It was great meeting you all last night. Here are some links to the topics I had mentioned. I'm very interested in trying to get MathsJam started up, perhaps in January? Is anyone else interested? Does anyone have suggestions as to a good location? I had originally held it at the Elephant & Castle, to keep with the pub theme, but am open to suggestions.

MathsJam: MathsJam is a monthly opportunity for like-minded self-confessed maths enthusiasts to get together in a pub and share stuff they like. Puzzles, games, problems, or just anything they think is cool or interesting. MathsJam also runs an annual conference which takes place every November, and this year will be on 17th-18th November­


Podcasts: There are a number of great math related podcasts, most of them from Samuel Hansen of the Math/Maths podcast

Math/Maths Podcast (http://www.pulse-proj...­)
A conversation about mathematics between the UK and USA from Peter Rowlett in Nottingham calls Samuel Hansen in Las Vegas and the pair chat about math and maths that has been in the news, that they've noticed and that has happened to them.

Samuel Hansen puts out a number of math podcasts (http://www.acmescienc...­)

Combinations and Permutations: a show that interviews everyone from the CEO of a stats driven dating site to a stand up mathematician to Neil deGrasse Tyson
Relatively Prime: Samuel's Kickstarter funded audio documentary, just released


Numberphile (­) by Brady Haran, creator of fantastic math, chemistry, and physics content. Based mostly out of University of Nottingham. You'll find the card trick from last night, interviews with the founders of MathsJam, and other great info.

Oh, and not math related but mentioned: The Thomas Jefferson Hour (http://www.jeffersonh...­)

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