Computer Science

Emperors, Spies and Seaweed: writing messages only you can read

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Demos for a Crash, Bang, Squelch! public talk featuring examples of steganography and cryptography.

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Robot Arm

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Learn how to programme in scratch by controlling this robotic arm,

Programme a robot using scratch!
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Rock, Paper, Scissors Glove

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We've taught a glove to play rock paper scissors, can you beat it? Learn about AI in this quick demo.

Can you beat a glove at Rock Paper Scissors?
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Are you smarter than a computer?

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What does it mean to be intelligent? Can computers be intelligent? Are they more intelligent than us?
Explore some of the questions in AI, meet a few different AIs and compete and befriend them and find out the maths of how they work.

Artificial Intelligence
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Cryptography

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Learn about codes and ciphers through a selection of demonstrations of different methods using whiteboards and padlocks.

Learn about codes and ciphers
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Computer Dissection

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Break open a computer and see how it works inside.

Dissecting a computer
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Giant Breadboard

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Explore circuit basics, different components, logic gates, speakers, buzzers and build your own heat alarms and more.

Make circuits using giant components
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Turtle Robots

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Learn the basics of robotics by teaching simple robots to move and draw.

These turtles want to draw you shapes.
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The Game of Life

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Watch populations evolve from simple beginnings, explore stability of patterns and model a computer in one experiment on cellular automata. See even more complex patterns on a computer too!

A game about life.
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Sieving

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Simple algorithms to reveal hidden sequences. Explore what numbers are revealed by applying simple rules and encounter programming concepts like loops.

Simple Algorithms to Reveal Hidden Sequences
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