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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.
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.
What is quantum computing?
Quantum computers often grab the science headlines. But what exactly is quantum computing? What will quantum...
Information about information
What is information and how does it shape our reality?
Remarkable reversible numbers
Some neat number tricks using numbers read backwards.
Maths in a minute: Tiling troubles
Why there are only three regular polygons you can tile a wall with.
London tube strike not all bad?
How "forced experimentation" can lead to economic benefits.
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