Learn about the inner workings of cryptographic primitives and protocols and how to apply this knowledge in real-world applications.
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What is the Internet? How was it created? How does it work?
We understand the world — and our selves — through stories. Then some of those hopes and fears become the world.
In this class, you will learn how to think with models and use them to make sense of the complex world around us.
This course is about learning to program well: building programs that are elegant, well tested and easy to maintain. The course is intended for students with no programming experience, but many former students who already knew how to program have said it made them better programmers.
What is the nature of our relationship to others and the world? How can literature help us see these relationships more clearly? This course seeks to explore such questions through adventurous readings of ten great works of narrative fiction from the 18th to the 20th century.
An introduction to current concepts of how cellular molecules come together to form systems, how these systems exhibit emergent properties, and how these properties are used to make cellular decisions.
This course will introduce you to frameworks and tools to measure value; both for corporate and personal assets. It will also help you in decision-making, again at both the corporate and personal levels.
This course seeks to interest students in the Latin American culture by studying it from multiple perspectives.
In this course, you will learn how to characterize the energy state of a system and the mechanisms for transferring energy from one system to another. These are the tools necessary to understand stationary and transportation power systems from small scale, like batteries, to large scale, like nuclear power plants.