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Happy New Year to those who think “I’m bad at math”

In 2014 Redooc, an education content provider dedicated to STEM (Science, Technology , Engineering , Math), will launch online to provide gamified education to curious children and adults, starting from mathematics. Redooc will be innovative: in the content format ( "mathematics as no one has explained it to you" ), in technology (with an...

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Partecipate in competitions is important but…winning is better!

"Now, what do I do?" Haven't you asked it yourself while playing cards with your friends? You start a game, you think of a rational solution but after few trials, you just let Randomness decide. But our beloved Fortuna sometimes gives you gifts, other times simply bad scores. Hence, why do you waste...

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Heart and algorithms

Dear Mr. Gramellini, dear Mr. Vespignani , I disagree, for what that's worth, with both of you. I don’t think that an algorithm could represent the dark side of a "class of intellectuals with crab-shaped hearts and dollar-shaped eyes", nor that it stands for the promised land of a society submerged by data. Going beyond the...

Discovering the concept of infinity and probability

“How can a rock stem the sea? ” used to sing the legendary Italian singer Lucio Battisti. “How can a monkey write the Divine Comedy?” I ask you today. You’ll easily answer: “It cannot!”. And here comes the fun: Emile Borel did not think so! Today I’ll show you that not only a monkey can write...

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STEM is not cool…What if we add Art?: STEAM is cool!

STEM – Science, Technology, Engineering, Math - is our chance for the future, our opportunity to be part of the running world! Unfortunately, in Italy we are focused on simply listing our structural poor results at all levels, without seriously discussing potential actions in education (“more investment” is not an effective action!) even if PIAAC...