Puzzle: Counting Triangles

An algorithm starts with a single equilateral triangle and on each subsequent iteration adds new triangles all around the outside. The results for the first three values on n are shown in the image above. How many small triangles will be there after the nth iteration?

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Sorting Algorithms

A sorting algorithm puts a list of elements in a particular order. In python, if you want to sort a list, you can do list.sort(), however, here we will explore how to create our own sorting function.

The Prisoner’s Dilemma

You and a stranger are imprisoned and put into separate rooms with no way to communicate with each other. Police officers bargain with you and the stranger separately and simultaneously... You are given the choice to confess or deny the crime. What would you do..?

Are We Living in a Simulated Reality?

Our universe looks designed. Any small alteration could mean that an atom is no longer stable, a star is not formed, a universe is not created - it almost as if the universe runs on a set of mathematical lines; code on a computer; a simulation.

IWD2018: Inspirational Women in Computer Science

Thursday 8th March 2018 marked International Women’s Day where women across the globe “press for progress” on gender parity. Across the STEM sector, women are often underrepresented and thus have few female role models to look up to....women in these industries never fail to be truly inspirational....

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