Maths Speed Dating with Mike Boyd

The master of learning Mike Boyd takes part in ‘Maths Speed Dating’ with Dr Tom Crawford at the University of Oxford. Filmed before lockdown. Highlights include Mike’s love of Austrian bodybuilders, trekking through a rainforest in flip-flops, and the story of how a helmet saved his life… Oh, and some maths. Full list of questions with timestamps below.

  1. What is the most adventurous thing you have ever done? 2:05
  2. If a movie was made about your life, who would you want to play you? 4:18
  3. What is your favourite video you’ve made so far? 5:18
  4. What do you like to do most in your free time? 7:49
  5. What colour best describes your personality? 9:58
  6. How many US states have you visited? 11:38
  7. What is the most reckless thing you have ever done? 14:12
  8. What is your dream job? 16:49
  9. Which maths topics did you study at university? 21:00
  10. What is your favourite equation? 22:26
  11. Who is your favourite mathematician? 24:22

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