Equalis


During the event, we will discuss the new hub Equalis with its president Carmine "MathMob" Napolitano.

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Full recording: audio, text chat, slides, web tour

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All Math 2.0 events are free and open to the public. Information about all events in the series is here: http://mathfuture.wikispaces.com/events

Saturday, September 22nd 2010 we will meet in the LearnCentral public Elluminate room at 6:30pm Pacific / 9:30pm Eastern time. WorldClock for your time zone.

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To join:
  • Follow this link: http://tinyurl.com/math20event
  • Click "OK" and "Accept" several times as your browser installs the software. When you see Elluminate Session Log-In, enter your name and click the "Login" button
  • You will find yourself in a virtual room. An organizer will be there to greet you, starting about half an hour before the event.
If this is your first Elluminate event, consider coming a few minutes earlier to check out the technology. The room opens half an hour before the event.

About Equalis


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Our mission is to enable the free flow of ideas, cutting-edge blogs, groups and forums, open source technology, problem solving innovation, and job opportunities for individuals and organizations with a common interest in math and math-centric endeavors.

Equalis’ platform is optimized for collaborative problem-solving in mathematics. Users can submit problems specific to their areas of expertise to community forums, exchange knowledge in specialist groups, and the community can be tapped to solve prize-purse challenges posed by the R&D functions of large corporations.

The name Equalis combines "equal”, with Latin origins, and "is”, with Greek origins. Latin and Greek are the classical languages of math and science. Furthermore, "equal” and "is” explicitly reference a key mathematical concept - that is to endeavor to solve a mathematical problem by getting both sides of the equation to be equal. Finally, the concept of equality positively represents the sentiment that the field of mathematics is an, objective, merit-based field void of subjectivity. In this way, mathematics "levels the playing field” providing all participants equal opportunity to stand on the merits of their ideas.


Event Host

Carmine_Napolitano.jpgCarmine Napolitano: After spending most of 2009 advising several start-ups (and having a blast doing it), I have validated and funded a new business concept, Equalis. In addition to my main focus at Equalis, I am currently serving as an Advisor for Vicente Partners, a guest lecturer at UC Berkeley's Haas School of Business, and on the Board of Directors of Ask the Seal LLC.