Tomorrow I'm giving a maths talk to a load of 15/16 year olds. It's a talk I last gave in 2014, so I've updated it a bit.
I've put my slides online at
What do you think? (Obviously you don't know what I'll say about them!)

The talk went really well last time, so I didn't want to change too much. One thing I'm really struck by now is that every character in the story, including me, is a white man. I'm not sure what to do about that.

I'll tell the kids that the story took place in a time when you pretty much had to be a well-off white man to dedicate time to maths and have me end up knowing about it.

@christianp Only thing I can think of - can you be prepared with the names & something about a more diverse group of mathematicians who have built on what you talk about?


@christianp I was a bit reluctant to suggest anything as you don't have much time. But I did like the look of the slides!

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