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Mathematics shows that open source software beats closed source software in the race to fix bugs.
Codes, trees and the prefix property
Underlying our vast global telecommunications networks are codes: formal schemes for representing information in machine-readable and transmissible formats.
examines the prefix property, one of the important features of a good code.
Play to win with Nim
In the game of Nim one player always has a winning strategy — it depends on an unusual way of adding numbers.
What is information?
Books, brains, computers — information comes in many guises. But what exactly is information?
Problems of gravity
Why (some) physicists want to modify Einstein's general theory of relativity.
Did chaos cause mayhem in Jurassic Park?
Was T-rex unleashed by mathematical chaos?
Researching the unknown
Science is much stranger than fiction. It suggests that our Universe may just be one of infinitely many which...
The philosophy of cosmology
Can philosophy help explain our Universe?
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