# The Diverse Faces of Arithmetic

I shall be attending “The Diverse Faces of Arithmetic” in Norwich next week; taking a break from cyclotomic thoughts to revisit some topics I’ve mentioned here in the past, such as elliptic divisibility sequences.

There are now some videos available from the Beyond Part III / Young Researchers in Mathematics conference I attended earlier this year. Of particular note is David Spiegelhalter’s plenary lecture on probability and uncertainty. I summarised one of the ideas from that talk – the micromort – on Everything2, mentioning a comparison between the risks …