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What do computers and light switches have in common?
illuminates the connection between light bulbs, logic and binary arithmetic.
RIP Claude Shannon
Claude Shannon, who died on February 24, was the founder of Information Theory, which is the basis of modern telecommunications.
looks at Shannon's life and works.
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
El Niño: What on Earth will happen next?
El Niño is a climate event without equal, causing droughts, floods, hurricanes and typhoons around the globe...
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...
From Arsenal to RSA: An interview with Marcus du Sautoy
Marcus du Sautoy talks about football, cryptography, and numbers.
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