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Friday math movie - Smarter Math: Equations for a smarter planet

By Murray Bourne, 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.

[Unfortunately, this video no longer exists.]

According to IBM's "Smarter Planet", the 3 ways they want to contribute to a smarter planet are:

  1. Instrument the world's systems
  2. Interconnect them
  3. 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...?

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