Edward Frenkel

Edward Frenkel is professor of mathematics at UC–Berkeley and author of Love and Math: The Heart of Hidden Reality. Visit his website or follow him on Twitter.

Science
Sept. 30 2013 12:42 PMThe Perils of Hacking MathThe National Security Agency is undermining fundamental principles of mathematical knowledge.
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April 9 2013 1:46 PMDon’t Listen to E.O. WilsonMath can help you in almost any career. There’s no reason to fear it.
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June 3 2013 5:55 AMPrime Numbers Hide Your SecretsWhat happens when you enter your credit card number online?
Technology
Feb. 8 2013 2:14 PMDon’t Let Economists and Politicians Hack Your MathOf course kids need to learn algebra.

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