No, it’s not a coup, but it’s still regrettable.

Some thoughts on the current political crisis: What people are angry about is not what they say they are angry about My suspicion is that what we're seeing is almost entirely anti-Brexit and anti-Boris protests, some of which find complaints against prorogation a useful line of attack. I think the number of people who care … Continue reading No, it’s not a coup, but it’s still regrettable.

Pop maths 1: P vs NP

This is hopefully going to be the first in a series of posts in which I try and explain some mathematical ideas I think are fun, aimed at non-mathematicians.   Introduction One of the most famous unsolved problems in mathematics is the question of determining whether or not P (short for "polynomial time") is equal … Continue reading Pop maths 1: P vs NP