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.
A conversation about passion in mathematics and in life.
In his public lecture at the Copenhagen Koncerthuset, Edward Frenkel reveals the mysteries of Infinity.
Conversation with Federico Faggin, the legendary inventor of the first Intel microchip, about the fallacy of artificial general intelligence.
From 2014: Edward Frenkel’s talk at the Speyer Legacy School in New York, introduced by Eric Weinstein.
Conversation with George Hammond at Commonwealth Club of California
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.