The Azimuth Project
Azimuth Talk Series

We invite all members of the Azimuth community to contribute talks. Think about distilling your blog articles down to their basic talking points.

The following talks have been contributed by John Baez.

  • The Mathematics of Planet Earth

    SAMS 2012, Stellenbosch University, October 30, 2012, organized by the South African Mathematical Society and the African Institute of Mathematics. Includes video.

    Also see slides of the most recent version delivered at Cambridge University on March 12, 2014.

  • Network Theory

    4 talks, University of Oxford, Department of Computer Science, February 21 - March 10, 2014. Includes video.
  • Operads and the Tree of Life

    Topology Seminar, University of Oxford, February 24, 2014.
  • Categories in Control

    Mathematical Physics Seminar, Department of Mathematics, University of Erlangen, February 5, 2014.
  • Life's Struggle to Survive

    SETI Institute, December 17, 2013, organized by Adrian Brown. Includes video.
  • What Is Climate Change and What To Do About It?

    Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo, October 25-26, 2013, organized by Simon Dalby.
  • The Foundations of Applied Mathematics

    Category-Theoretic Foundations of Mathematics Workshop, U. C. Irvine, May 5, 2013, organized by Michael Ernst.
  • Milankovitch Cycles and the Earth's Climate

    Climate Science Seminar, California State University, Northridge, April 26, 2013.
  • Energy and the Environment - What Physicists Can Do

    Perimeter Institute, colloquium, April 17, 2013. Includes video.
  • Diversity, Entropy and Thermodynamics

    Exploratory Conference on the Mathematics of Biodiversity, Centre de Recerca Matemàtica, Barcelona, July 5, 2012, organized by Tom Leinster and Richard Reeve.
  • Energy, the Environment and What We Can Do

    Google, February 13, 2012, with help from Trevor Blackwell and Anybots.
  • Energy, the Environment and What Mathematicians Can Do

    Mathematics Department Colloquium, Hong Kong University, March 23, 2011, organized by Jiang-hua Lu.

  • Zooming Out in Time

    Seminars About Long-Term Thinking, Long Now Foundation, San Francisco, October 13, 2006.
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