In this public lecture at Uppsala University, Edward Frenkel talks about the role of mathematics as an interface between Reality and Myth
Edward Frenkel talks about “elliptic curve cryptography” and explains how the NSA installed a backdoor in a widely used random number generator based on elliptic curves.
In this Numberphile video, Edward Frenkel argues that people don’t hate math, they hate the way mathematics was taught to them.
A map is not the territory. A numerical representation of a mathematical object, such as a vector, is not the same as the object itself.
An elementary explanation of the Riemann hypothesis, the greatest unsolved problem in math, whose solution is worth 1 million dollars.
Edward Frenkel explains in what sense one could say that the (regularized) sum of all natural numbers, 1+2+3+4+…, is equal to -1/12.
What math can teach us about the difference between an object and its numerical representation, and what this means for the AI.
Interview with the Turkish website Her-An on the power of math and the ethics of AI research (click on CC to read the questions in English)
Conversation with Federico Faggin, the legendary inventor of the first Intel microchip, about the fallacy of artificial general intelligence.
Edward Frenkel’s talk at the Speyer Legacy School for talented youth in New York.
What is mathematics really about and how is it connected to reality?
Edward Frenkel shares the stage at the LA Public Library with Chris Carter, creator of “The X-Files,” to talk about math, spirituality and magic.
Frenkel talks about synthesis of Art and Math at New York Museum of Modern Art, followed by discussion with two artists, Peter Coffin and Laurent Derobert.
After giving a brief account of the Langlands Program, Frenkel talks with Marcus du Sautoy and answers questions from the audience.