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How Information Got Re-Invented

The story behind the birth of the information age.

19 Women Leading Math and Physics

Claude Shannon, the Las Vegas Shark

The father of information theory built a machine to game roulette, then abandoned it.

The Strange Similarity of Neuron and Galaxy Networks

Your life’s memories could, in principle, be stored in the universe’s structure.

How the Oil Pipeline Began

Pipeline fights have a longer history than you think.

Impossibly Hungry Judges

How to Obfuscate

What misinformation on Twitter and radar have in common.