how 2 rob a bank

Hey! We’re Bia and Zoey, recreational mathematicians who enjoy exploring maths and communicating it to the general public. We create content on topics which lie on the intersections of maths, data, human behaviour, and philosophy.

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Challenge #13 – J. Bozo

We’re back with another challenge! This is in collaboration with Agent Venture who provide amazing online escape room experiences – make sure you check them out! The Challenge Agent Venture needs your top-notch bank robbery skills to help bring J. Bozo to justice for their numerous crimes. The incriminating files against J. Bozo are locked […]

E08: How 2 be a snake

Imagine you and a stranger are paired together for a little game. Now there’s some money up for grabs and you’re both given 2 choices; Share or Snake. If you both share you both win £15 each.If one of you shares and one of you snakes, the snake will win £50 leaving the person who […]

Challenge #12 – The Blueprints

The Challenge Finally, you have your hands on the blueprints to the bank. You can see that on the blueprints there are only certain routes which you can take in order to avoid triggering the security alarms at 3:23AM (prime bank robbing time). You need to plan your route carefully to get to the vault […]

E07: How 2 create a dating app

How do dating apps work? And what are your thoughts on them? In this episode, Zoey shares how collaborative filtering works in dating apps such as Tinder, but also in Amazon. Bia shares how Hinge uses the Gale-Shapley algorithm (whilst butchering the pronunciation) to find your most compatible match. They discuss thoughts people shared via […]

Challenge #11 – The Library

On your way to the library, you find 2 notes which will tell you when the last bank-heist was. Can you decode them?

E06: How 2 illustrate a scientist with Nina Chhita

In light of International Women’s Day 2021, Zoey and Bia interview Nina Chhita, a medical writer based in Canada. Nina brings together art and science by illustrating trailblazers in science who happen to be women.  00:10 Introduction 02:09 Quick fire quiz 03:15 What does it mean to be a medical writer? 05:31 Did you always […]


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