Eugenia Cheng is a mathematician and concert pianist. She is Scientist In Residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and won tenure at the University of Sheffield, UK. She has previously taught at the universities of Cambridge, Chicago and Nice and holds a PhD in pure mathematics from the University of Cambridge. Alongside her research in Category Theory and undergraduate teaching her aim is to rid the world of "maths phobia". Eugenia was an early pioneer of maths on YouTube and her videos have been viewed over 10 million times to date. Her first popular maths book "How to Bake Pi" was featured on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and "Beyond Infinity" was shortlisted for the Royal Society Science Book Prize 2017. She also writes the Everyday Math column for the Wall Street Journal, and recently completely her first mathematical art commission, for Hotel EMC2 in Chicago. She is the founder of the Liederstube, an intimate oasis for art song based in Chicago. Her latest book, 'The Art of Logic: How to Make Sense in a World that Doesn't" was published in 2018.
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Scala eXchange London 2018
Two days in London
Join us at Scala eXchange London 2018, Europe's largest gathering of Scala engineers, to discover where Scala is headed in 2019 and to meet, learn and share skills with 1,000+ other passionate Scala developers.types scala-cats cats tagless-final tagless spark-streaming kafka apache-spark apache-kafka scalaz scalacheck dotty spark akka scalac scala-web data scala-test devops microservices functional-programming reactive scala
Talks I've Given
Keynote: Category Theory in Life
Featuring Dr Eugenia Cheng
Category theory can be thought of as being "very abstract algebra". It is thought of as "too abstract" by some people, and as "abstract nonsense" by some others. In this talk, you will discover that while it is abstract, it is far from being nonsense. Eugenia will...haskell haskellx category-theory
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