Tag Archives: mathematics

8th January 2018 – Cryptography: past, present and future

SciBarian Alan Daglish will lead the session.  He offers this introduction to the topic: Practically every day of our modern lives we use some form of cryptography. Online banking and shopping, email, ATMs, booking holidays etc., etc. Mostly it is … Continue reading

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5th December 2011 – Patterns and Randomness

What is randomness? Where is it? How can we spot it and should we care? Human beings generally think they have an intuitive grasp of randomness – or at least what isn’t random. But what should random actually look like … Continue reading

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