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Eugenia Cheng talked math, category theory, and puff pastries with Stephen Colbert last Wednesday night. Math is about more than numbers or right and wrong answers. It’s a way of thinking. It’s a way of putting ideas together to make exciting new ideas. And, says mathematician and category theorist Eugenia Cheng, it’s about deliciousness.
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