Art inspires the magic Rubik's cube
Most popular puzzle of 20th century began life as an artwork.
The joy puzzle lovers derive from solving a good puzzle is matched only by the frustration felt by those of us who ar...
The unbeatable poker-playing program
Artificial intelligence knows when to hold ’em and fold ’em.
When it comes to games, machines have left us in the dust – we’ve been trounced at draughts, chess, even the TV quiz ...
Naughty numbers in the news
Statisticians pained to see data misused by politicians and media.
I love numbers. As a small boy I used to write down car registration plates, and when it came to my toy cars I’d line...