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A simple geometric idea has been used to power advances in information theory, cryptography and even blockchain technology.
What’s a message, really? Claude Shannon recognized that the elemental ingredient is surprise.
Mark Braverman has spent his career translating thorny problems into the language of information complexity.
A bit of information theory can help you analyze — and improve — your Wordle game.
Vijay Balasubramanian investigates whether the fabric of the universe might be built from information, and what it means that physicists can even ask such a question.
By carefully constructing a multidimensional and well-connected graph, a team of researchers has finally created a long-sought locally testable code that can immediately betray whether it’s been corrupted.
The thorny thought experiment has been turned into a real experiment — one that physicists use to probe the physics of information.
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