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Hannah Fry        

Complexity Theorist & Author of "The Mathematics of Love"

Dr. Hannah Fry is an Associate Professor in the Mathematics of Cities at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis at UCL. She works alongside a unique mix of physicists, mathematicians, computer scientists, architects, and geographers to study the patterns in human behavior, particularly in an urban setting. Her research applies to a wide range of social problems and questions, from shopping and transport to urban crime, riots, and terrorism.

Alongside her academic position, Fry is an experienced public speaker giving conference keynotes and taking the joy of maths into theatres and schools. Fry’s mathematical expertise has led to the development of several BBC documentaries, including City in the Sky, Britain's Greatest Inventions, Climate Change By Numbers, Calculating Ada: The Countess of Computing, Horizon: How to Find Love Online, and The Joy of Data.

Fry regularly appears on the radio in the UK including on her long-running BBC Radio 4 show "The Curious Cases of Rutherford and Fry." Online, her YouTube videos have clocked up millions of views, including her popular TED talk, "The Mathematics of Love."

Fry has also authored a number of books, including "Hello World: How to be Human in the Age of the Machine," "The Mathematics of Love: Patterns, Proofs, and the Search for the Ultimate Equation," and "The Indisputable Existence of Santa Claus."

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Big Tech Is Testing You | The New Yorker
By Hannah Fry. February 24, 2020 ... Hannah Fry is a professor at University College London's Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis. Her latest book is “Hello  ...
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An experienced public speaker, Dr. Fry has delivered several conference keynotes and TED talks, and has taken the joys of math and data into theatres and ...

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