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This is not a carrot: Paraconsistent mathematics
Paraconsistent mathematics is a type of mathematics in which contradictions may be true. In such a system it is perfectly possible for a statement
and its negation
to both be true. How can this be, and be coherent? What does it all mean?
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.
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.
Kissing the curve – manifolds in many dimensions
Following on from our previous article about curvature of lines and surfaces, we now move up to curvature of...
Rewriting the enormous theorem
Mathematicians are busy tidying up the largest proof in history.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
How a special kind of curve can keep your data safe.
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
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