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Marcus du Sautoy talks to Hallie Rubenhold

Thinking Better: The Art of the Shortcut

Winter Weekend 2021, 

The Oxford mathematician has a passion for shortcuts. After all, they have enabled much of human progress, whether in constructing the first cities around the Euphrates five thousand years ago, using calculus to determine the scale of the universe or in writing today's algorithms that help us find a new life partner.

So, how do you remember more and forget less? How can you earn more and become more creative just by moving house? And how do you pack a car boot most efficiently? Thinking Better offers clever strategies for daily complex problems. This is your shortcut to the art of the shortcut.

Marcus du Sautoy talks to Hallie Rubenhold