Friday math movie – Smarter Math: Equations for a smarter planet
[30 Jul 2010]
This is an IBM commercial. I’m not sure about “math can do anything”, but it’s encouraging to see a positive message about math for a change.
According to IBM’s “Smarter Planet”, the 3 ways they want to contribute to a smarter planet are:
- Instrument the world’s systems
- Interconnect them
- Make them intelligent
The following video explains how math can make our planet more intelligent. (I was worried he was going to push Internet fridges, but I was spared.)
One has to wonder – is urbanization such a great idea…?