A moving and very inspiring long video interview with Yuri Manin is now available in the series “Oral History Project” of the Simons Foundation: here’s the link.
This is just a very short post for those interested in a basic talk about Galois, his relations with the French mathematicians of his time, and a general introduction to the “theory of ambiguity”. The talk is in French, available at http://www.alainconnes.org/fr/links.php
Do not forget to click on the “HD” symbol on the screen to get a better quality of video..
Proceedings of the JAMI 2009 meeting on “Noncommutative geometry, arithmetic, and related topics” Just published by Johns Hopkins University Press is available in the market now.