The History of Data Storage

From the dawn of civilization people have sought a way to store information for long amounts of time, ultimately forever. Ancient Egyptians built pyramids with their inside walls covered with hieroglyphics and even had their rulers mummified. Today, in the era of Facebook and Twitter we are experiencing very similar problems on a different level.Continue reading “The History of Data Storage”

Turing machines – Alan Turing

Alan Turing was the first to boldly ask the question of whether machines can think. He left an indelible mark on the foundations of computer science, artificial intelligence, cryptography, and impacted other areas of science. He was openly homosexual in an era in which it was still a punishable offence. Alan Turing, called a discreteContinue reading “Turing machines – Alan Turing”

Brilliant mind of mathematician, globetrotter and fisherman – Mihajlo Petrovich Alas

Re-posted from: Igor Sestanj’s Blog It is incomprehensible how Serbian society in this day and age deals with science and art if it is not folklore or mainstream. Allow me to introduce you to one of the worlds greatest minds in the field of differential calculus, practical founder of cryptography in the Balkans and nominated numerousContinue reading “Brilliant mind of mathematician, globetrotter and fisherman – Mihajlo Petrovich Alas”