## Problem of the Week (8)

AN OLD RIDDLE runs as follows. An explorer walks one mile due south, turns and walks one mile due east, turns again and walks one mile due north. He finds…

## Brain-Computer Interface Technology

Summary A Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) system is the use of hardware and software to enable a brain to control peripherals and perceive electrical signals. BCI systems are split into 4 phases: preprocessing, feature…

## Problem of the Week (7)

A monk climbs a mountain. He starts at 8AM and reaches the summit at noon. He spends the night on the summit. The next morning, he leaves the summit at…

## The Trivial Inequality

One of the most fundamental inequalities in math is the Trivial Inequality, which says: If x is a real number, then . if and only if . This seemingly innocuous…

## Talking Engineering (1) with Robert Marshall OE

Episode 1 of Talking Engineering: An Interview with Robert Marshall, May 2020 After his time at Eton (The Timbralls, ’74-’79), Rob went on to attain a First Class degree in…

## Problem of the Week (6)

There are three on/off switches on the ground floor of a building. Only one operates a single lightbulb on the third floor. The other two switches are not connected to…

## Warren Li: An Interview with an IMO Gold Medallist

Background: I had the privilege of ‘interviewing’ Warren Li OE, in which I asked him some questions about general math, the IMO (International Mathematical Olympiad), and Cambridge. Just in case…

## Humanity’s futile dispute

The perpetual conflict between Nature and Nurture – whether our personality or psychological traits are defined by their genetic formulation or influences from our external environment – is one that…

## May the 4th be with you…

An article about the 4 fundamental forces of nature. May the 4th (be with you) is annual Star Wars Day for obvious reasons. While you may contend that the ‘Force’,…

## Discover more – April 2020

We’re back with another edition of ‘Discover more.’ A quick summary in case you haven’t seen the March Edition: Every month the editors pick out a couple of interesting articles,…

## Russell’s Paradox (A short introduction)

Discovered in 1901 by Bertrand Russell, this paradox is an extremely intriguing contradiction which concerns the constraints of naïve set theory, and what we can define as a set. It…