Monthly Archives: January 2013

Amazing story of co-operation amongst ants

Imagine that you are an ant living happily in your colony hidden between two rocks. One day a big dog runs over the rocks and dislodges one, breaking up your nest and leaving you and your fellow ants exposed and … Continue reading

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Keyboards, kids and game theory

The last few months have been a really exciting time for me because my daughter has just started at school. It is amazing to see how quickly kids learn new things once they are at school. She is learning her … Continue reading

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Nim game solution

I have previously worked out a solution to Nim which is a simple game of strategy. The game is played by two players who each take turns to pick up matches from two separate piles. The rules allow a player … Continue reading

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