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Alan Turing: ahead of his time
Alan Turing is the father of computer science and contributed significantly to the WW2 effort, but his life came to a tragic end.
explores his story.
CAPTCHA if they can
A test invented by the mathematician Alan Turing in 1950 is helping to stop spammers.
Roger Penrose: A Knight on the tiles
Will we ever be able to make computers that think and feel? If not, why not? And what has all this got to do with tiles?
Sir Roger Penrose
about all this and more.
What computers can't do
looks at the life and work of wartime code-breaker Alan Turing. Find out what types of numbers we
count and why there are limits on what can be achieved with Turing machines.
Eight great reasons to do maths
In 2012 the UK government launched a list of the Eight Great technologies of the future. Here's what they are...
A ridiculously short introduction to some very basic quantum mechanics
Some general ideas in very few words and without equations.
How new geometries reshaped our world
The 19th century experienced a geometrical revolution. Find out how the new geometries that were discovered...
Climbing the Twitter ladder
How popular and successful are you? Not as much as your friends is the sad answer, at least as far as...
Everybody's talking about Big Data. But what exactly do they mean?
Tweets by @plusmathsorg
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