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Friday math movie: Facebook for Math Nerds

By Murray Bourne, 25 Nov 2011

By Josh Sundquist

Josh Sundquist gives us a fun take on some of the math behind Facebook.

This video was part of a series of videos which included Twitter for Math Nerds, Glee for Math Nerds and Steve Jobs for Math Nerds.

You can find Sundquist's zany YouTube channel here.

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