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  • How can an electronic device fed on a diet of 0s and 1s perform complex tasks? We explore the workings of computers using an example.

  • A very strange way of explaining away the strangeness of quantum mechanics.

  • From cancer treatments to counting trees: the maths behind image analysis makes it all possible.

  • You may not have heard his name, but you're making use of his work every single day: Claude Shannon, hailed the father of the information age, would have turned 100 this week.