Scott Flansburg - The Human Calculator | Why Arizona
Zachary Hall is joined by Scott Flansburg, The Human Calculator. Scott is a multi-award winning Guinness World Record holder for the “Fastest Human Calculation” which includes correctly adding a randomly selected two-digit number (38) to itself 36 times in 15 seconds without the use of a calculator (faster than a person could do with a calculator). They’re talking about why he’s made Arizona his home, traveling the world changing the way people look at math, and what it’s like going on Oprah!
- What has changed in Arizona over the last 30 years?
- How Regis Philbin gave him his name, The Human Calculator
- How do you turn math into a performance?
- How do you get kids excited about math?
- How do you turn an obscure talent into a business?
- Golfing with Alice Cooper
- Magic behind the NUMBER NINE
- How to keep numbers a positive focus as an adult
- How to become mentally strong
- Celebrating Mathletes All Over The World
- The Arizona Counting Bee
- Advice to parents to help kids be excited about math
- Favorite Golf Courses in Arizona
- Scott Flansburg PERFORMS HIS WORLD RECORD!
- Can this be learned or is this a gift?
- What was it like to be featured in “Stan Lee’s Superhumans”
- Going on Oprah and getting to work at her school in South Africa
- His own show on The History Channel, “The Human Calculator”
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