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Recreational

This page links to articles and talks I have written and given about recreational maths. For articles and talks about my research, see the academic page. Links to mentions of me and articles about me can be found on the scrapbook page.
 2017 

Talks & Workshops

Making Mathematical Braids (FMSP Area Co-ordinators Conference)
MENACE: The Machine Educable Noughts and Crosses Engine (RI Computer Science Masterclass)
Making Mathematical Braids (2017 MEI Conference)
Mathematics and Video Games (SHA2017)

Articles

Is MEDUSA the new BODMAS? [with Adam Townsend] (Chalkdust Magazine Blog)
Chalkdust Crossnumber #5 (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 5)
On the Cover: Dragon Curves (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 5)
 2016 

Talks & Workshops

Making Mathematical Braids (FMSP's Maths Arts and Crafts Teachers Day)
Four Stories about Recreational Maths: MENACE, @mathslogicbot, Pac-Man and Bouncing (Electromagnetic Field 2016) [video]
Building a MENACE Machine (MATRIX Conference)
Making Mathematical Braids (Inspiring Women in Mathematics, Imperial College London)
MENACE: The Machine Educable Noughts and Crosses Engine (MathsJam Conference) [slides]

Articles

The Mathematical Games of Martin Gardner (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 3)
Chalkdust Crossnumber #3 (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 3)
Carnival of Mathematics 133 (Chalkdust Magazine Blog)
Chalkdust Crossnumber #4 (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 4)
 2015 

Talks & Workshops

MENACE: The Machine Educable Noughts and Crosses Engine (Chaos Computer Camp (CCC)) [write up]
How to Set a Chalkdust Crossnumber (MathsJam Conference)

Articles

Optimal Pac-Man (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 1)
Chalkdust Crossnumber #1 (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 1)
For the Love of Puzzles (Chalkdust Magazine Blog)
Puzzles on Square Grids (Chalkdust Magazine Blog)
Chalkdust Crossnumber #2 (Chalkdust Magazine, issue 2)
How to Kick a Conversion (Chalkdust Magazine Blog)
@mathslogicbot (Chalkdust Magazine Blog)
 2014 

Talks & Workshops

Recreational Maths in a Field: Flexagons, Folding Tube Maps, Braiding & Sine Curves (Electromagnetic Field 2014) [write up]
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