# TEDxHunterCCS -Tony Fisher - Why Using Mathematics to Predict the Future is Futile

Submitted by Exponential Times on Fri, 2011-11-25 05:55

"Why Using Mathematics To Predict The Future Is Futile, And Why We Should Do It Anyway" Dr. Tony Fisher, Acting Principal and former Mathematics Department Chair at Hunter College High School. His mathematics research at the University of Chicago focused on finite group theory. He has taught everything from Algebra I to Calculus, as well as elective courses in statistics and "alternative geometries." Most recently, he led students in weekly seminars on unsolved problems in number theory, plane geometry and modern algebra.