Hannah Fry, Ph.D., is a lecturer in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL, and is co-author of The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus (The Overlook Press).
Decking the Halls, Mathematically
How many calories does Santa consume? From Markov chains to matrices, mathematician Hannah Fry is here to optimize your holiday questions.
The Algorithms Around Us
They can influence so much more than what’s on your social media feed.
How Did A Computer Beat A Chess Grandmaster?
Some say Garry Kasparov was more than capable of defeating Deep Blue—but he underestimated the ability of the algorithm.
Have Yourself A Mathy Little Christmas
Tips for a geometrically superior holiday season.
How Can Math Make Your Holidays Merrier?
Wrapping oddly shaped gifts, picking a Secret Santa, and decorating your tree can all be tackled using math.