Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Lovely profile by Claire Black in today's Scotsman: http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/books/features/interview-daniel-tammet-writer-mathematician-and-author-of-thinking-in-numbers-1-2464159 Rendez-vous at the Edinburgh Festival on Wednesday August 15th. My event begins at 3.30pm!
The Observer (print) and Guardian (online) have published my article on the maths of the Olympic Games. You can read and comment online here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2012/aug/12/olympic-records-time-numbers-mathematics?newsfeed=true
Saturday, August 11, 2012
Profile by Tom Whipple in today's The Times. "Seven years ago, for a documentary, he taught himself to understand Icelandic in a week. At about the same time he was diagnosed as having savant syndrome by the authority in autism, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen. Now it feels as though, with a few more years of application, he has somehow taught himself to understand the language of humanity - a language that long eluded him."