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The Amazing, Autotuning Sandpile

A simple mathematical model of a sandpile shows remarkably complex behavior.

Yes, You’re Irrational, and Yes, That’s OK

The insight that will save you from being manipulated.

Ingenious: Scott Aaronson

From computational complexity to quantum mechanics.

The Future of the Web Is 100 Years Old

In the debate between structure and openness, 19th-century ideas are making a comeback.

How I Taught My Computer to Write Its Own Music

I wanted to build the ideal collaborator. Was I ever surprised.