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Redooc al Museo del Risparmio di Torino

In data 15 maggio 2017 si è celebrato il quinto compleanno del Museo del Risparmio di Torino (Via S. Francesco d’Assisi 8/A, Torino). Per questa occasione è stato organizzata una mattinata di eventi e incontri, per parlare dell'importanza di studiare le Materie STEM e del mondo della finanza. Anche Redooc ha preso parte all'incontro "STEM: le materie del futuro". Qui...

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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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Myth and reality about jobs and university in Italy

1) Everybody has got a degree today False. In the academic year 1988/1989 freshmen in Italian universities were 276,249 . For twenty-five years this has been the lowest figure ever recorded, before last year’s: 267,076 freshmen. In the last three years the number of 1st year university attendants went down, on average by 10,000 new...

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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...