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Primes, primes

A prime number is a positive integer that is divisible only by and . Now multiplication and addition interact rather strangely, in almost unfathomable ways. As a consequence, the distribution of prime numbers among the integers is somewhat random, and Read More …

Quantum sheep

The movie Blade Runner describes a future where society can engineer machines that almost perfectly imitate the behaviour of various living things, from sheep to human beings. These machines—referred to as “replicants”—interact with both the environment and other humans so Read More …