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A bright idea
What do computers and light switches have in common?
illuminates the connection between light bulbs, logic and binary arithmetic.
Games, Life and the Game of Life
When we finally meet the Martians,
believes they are going to want to talk mathematics. He talks to
game, artificial life and what we will have in common with extraterrestrials.
Science fiction, science fact: reports from the frontiers of physics
What is time? What is space? Are there parallel universes? Join Plus and FQXi on a journey exploring these...
Exploring the financial ecosystem
Deciding who is to blame and who should pay for the financial crisis will be a hot topic at the G8 next week...
Make a difference to mathematics
Putting Turing on stage
Alan Turing was a mathematician and WWII code breaker who was convicted of homosexuality in the 1950s,...
Folding the future: From origami to engineering
Back in the days before smart phones with GPS functions became ubiquitous we had maps. Remember how hard it...
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