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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.
A computer program that can learn languages
Maths on the brain
Mathematicians are testing a silicon chip that mimics the function of a part of the human brain concerned with memory. Is this some maths you'd rather not forget?
Career interview: Statistical consulting
about life as consultant statisticians, modelling real-world problems in areas as diverse as the shipping industry and water rationing.
Pushing back Pi
Numbers like Pi have no repeating pattern. So just how accurately do we know what it is?
How stupid systems can use clever ways of finding things.
Maths in a minute: The Navier-Stokes equations
The mathematical problem with turbulence.
Another way of voting
Should we let go of the "one person, one vote" principle?
Finding your place in the world
What are global coordinates?
Life's quantum crystal ball
Does the ability to predict the future define the fundamental difference between living and inanimate matter?
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