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How We Reopen

A bipartisan group of experts in every field have agreed on a plan for #HowWeReopen. We CAN do this! Check out the report: https://ethics.harvard.edu/covid-roadmap And a pile of supporting materials like in-depth papers on different aspects: https://www.pandemictesting.org/ Here's some press we've already gotten:https://abcnews.go.com/US/road-map-recovery-report-20-million-coronavirus-tests/story?id=70230097&cid=social_twitter_abcnhttps://www.wbur.org/news/2020/04/20/harvard-ethics-roadmap-to-pandemic-resilience-...

Pi Day Rant 2020

They were thinking of canceling Pi Day due to the new Coronavirus?? NOPE WE GOT THIS. Stay home, Pi! This year we're doing Pi Day as a purely online event. Please feel empowered to eat a pie by yourself. We're not saying you won't get coronavirus or give it to someone else, but how often do you get the opportunity to save lives by procrastinating...

Pi Day 2019: 6 Digits of Pi!!! 🍰

Whoah, it's our 9th annual Pi Day video and the number 9 is here to help you win your local Pi Day competition. Previous Pi Day videos: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5F03A9D6D278C5D9 Thank you Ray Sidney, Caleb Wright, Albert Wenger, Pat Devlin, David Perryman, Jade Bilkey, Chris Pierik, Donald “Chronos” King, Andew Romaner, Jodi Vezzetti,...

The Meaning of Cake

more like epitheli-YUM. Ok so this is in VR180, you can click+drag the video or look around using your phone or try it in a headset like the google cardboard! For more on scutoids and monkeybread, check out my last two videos. Thank you Ray Sidney, Caleb Wright, Albert Wenger, Pat Devlin, David Perryman, Jade Bilkey, Chris Pierik, Donald “Chronos”...

The Mathematics of Monkeybread (in delicious VR180)

Melty butter looks tastier in 3D, so grab your VR headset! Or grab+drag the video, use the navigation buttons, or tilt your phone. Thank you Ray Sidney, Caleb Wright, Albert Wenger, Pat Devlin, David Perryman, Jade Bilkey, Chris Pierik, Donald “Chronos” King, Andew Romaner, Jodi Vezzetti, Carol Ghiorsi Hart, Andrea Di Biagio, Charley Sheets, Yana Chernobilsky,...

Scutoids [VR180]

Best Shape 2018! This video is VR180, so if you have a cardboard or other headset you can see the shapes in stereo, or look around in magic window on a phone or drag the video with the cursor. Scutoids are officially named for the first time in this paper: "Scutoids are a geometrical solution to three-dimensional packing of epithelia" https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-05376-1...

How much is "about 2" really?

Can of soup or can of worms? Either way, it's opened. This video is supported by viewers like you on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/vihart Thank you especially to Caleb Wright, Albert Wenger, Pat Devlin, Jack Heidrick, David Perryman, Jade Bilkey, Chris Pierik, Donald "Chronos" King, Andew Romaner, Jodi Vezzetti, Carol Ghiorsi Hart, Andrea Di Biagio,...

Four Utilities Puzzle (and how to ruin a bagel)

A new take on a classic. In response to this collab: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VvCytJvd4H0 "Topology Joke": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NlqYr6-TpA Susan Goldstine's bead crochet video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DR7rNty1eQ Susan has also collected a page of other artistic renditions of the 7-color torus and links to instructions...

Spidermath

Supported by Patreon! https://www.patreon.com/vihart Shirts: https://store.dftba.com/collections/vi-hart/products/tau-day-shirt Especially thank you to: Caleb Wright, Albert Wenger, Pat Devlin, Jack Heidrick, Jade Bilkey, David Perryman, Chris Pierik, Donald "Chronos" King, Carol Ghiorsi Hart, Andrea Di Biagio, Charley Sheets, Jodi Vezzetti, Andew...

Suspend Your Disbelief (or, how to ruin everything in 7 steps)

I guess we should regulate ouija boards, eh? ok is it awkward if I offer to sell you a shirt now: https://store.dftba.com/products/tau-day-shirt But while shirts are good capitalism and all, my work is almost completely supported through crowdfunding on Patreon. There's some fun perks over there if you want to join the cult. I mean... be the audience...

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