Algorithms Revised

Algorithms Revised

Welcome! In this presentation we’re going to take a first look at the big idea of algorithms. Let’s begin with an analogy to something you’re probably familiar with. An algorithm is like a recipe for example here’s my recipe for toss salad. First step is to mix together vegetables of your choice, then add two […]

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How the Trans Siberian Railway Changed the World

How the Trans Siberian Railway Changed the World

The Trans-Siberian Railway is arguably the backbone of Russia’s transport infrastructure. Stretching literally over 9,000 kilometers from Moscow’s Yaroslavsky Terminal, the 6-day train ride passes through Perm, Tyumen, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Ulan Ude, branches off to the Chinese Eastern Railway, Khaborovsk, and finally ends in Vladivostok, only 125 kilometers from the border with North […]

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