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Paul Curzon - The Chocolate Turing Machine - Lockdown Lecture 01
Turing Machines were invented by Alan Turing before the first computers were created as a model of computation. It strips the idea of what computation is down to a very simple idea of a machine. Here are ideas and resources for teaching Turing Machines. See also the teach computing ISAAC Resources for a more traditional…
Puzzles and Computational Thinking
Teaching London Computing in conjunction with cs4fn and support from Google have produced a series of fun activities and booklets based around puzzles that teach computing topics and computational thinking for use in the classroom, suitable for all ages. Do the puzzles and develop computational thinking skills as well as learn about some core computing topics. Tips from…
How algorithms shape our world
We live in a world run by algorithms, computer programs that make decisions or solve problems for us. In this riveting, funny talk, Kevin Slavin shows how modern algorithms determine stock prices, espionage tactics, even the movies you watch. But, he asks: If we depend on complex algorithms to manage our daily decisions -- when do we start to lose control?