The mathematics of history - Jean-Baptiste Michel

What can mathematics say about history? According to TED Fellow Jean-Baptiste Michel, quite a lot. From changes to language to the deadliness of wars, he shows how digitized history is just starting to reveal deep underlying patterns.

View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/the-mathematics-of-history-jean-baptiste-michel

via TED Education.


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    On Mathematics, History, & the Humanities
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    Very interesting connection between math and history. And he’s cute.
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