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Stories by John Pavlus

A Guide to the World Bitcoin Created

A Guide to the World Bitcoin Created

The first big digital currency gave us a glimpse of a new economic order—one that raises more questions than answers

December 14, 2017 — John Pavlus

Inspired by Genius: How a Mathematician Found His Way

The mathematician Ken Ono believes that the story of Srinivasa Ramanujan—mathematical savant and two-time college dropout—holds valuable lessons for how we find and reward hidden genius

June 4, 2016 — John Pavlus and Quanta Magazine

World Changing Ideas 2010

Ten thoughts, trends and technologies that have the power to transform our lives

November 18, 2010 — THE EDITORS, John Pavlus, Tom Vanderbilt, Elizabeth Svoboda, Melinda Wenner Moyer and Matthew L. Wald
Borrowing Nature's Code

Borrowing Nature's Code

Algorithms inspired by Mother Nature help us run our vast digital biosphere

November 17, 2010 — John Pavlus
Human Number Crunchers

Human Number Crunchers

When research is like a video game, computers finish second

November 17, 2010 — John Pavlus
Stories by John Pavlus

Complex Causes. Alternative Solutions.