Maths Speed Dating with Dorfuchs

Johann Beurich aka ‘Dorfuchs’ answers randomly selected speed-dating-style questions with Oxford Mathematician Dr Tom Crawford. Featuring the international maths olympiad, an incredible theorem involving pi (naturally), the annual Dorfuchs Settlers of Catan competition, and a rule book for all of civilisation… Full list of questions with timestamps below.


7:46 If a movie was made about your life, who would you want to play you?
9:24 If you could invite anyone dead or alive to dinner, who would it be?
10:50 What is your dream job?
14:18 Do you break traffic rules if you do not see a cop around?
16:38 If you could commit 1 crime without being caught, what would it be?
19:57 What is your favourite topic you’ve researched?
22:28 If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
23:51 Who is your favourite mathematician?
28:47 What would you take with you to a desert island?
31:16 What is your favourite theorem?
33:46 What is the cheesiest chat-up line you have ever heard?
35:07 What was your best weekend this year?
38:41 How many US states have you visited?
42:08 If you were a bird, what kind of bird would you be?
44:18 What was the biggest trouble you go into at school?
46:54 If you could be granted 3 wishes, what would they be?

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