May 2021 TOK Essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – Huawei and IT security

Text extract from: Martin, Alexander. “GCHQ discovered ‘nationally significant’ vulnerability in Huawei equipment.” Sky News. “Cyber security analysts tasked with investigating Huawei equipment used in the UK’s telecommunications networks discovered a “nationally significant” vulnerability last year. Investigators at the UK’s Huawei Cyber Security Evaluation Centre (HCSEC) found an issue so severe that Read more…

May 2021 TOK Prescribed title #2 RLE – NYT article on Doritos

Article : “The nacho Dorito” https://archive.nytimes.com/www.nytimes.com/interactive/2013/10/01/dining/nacho-graphic.html The New York Times article explains how consumers are manipulated by the design of Doritos. Specifically, multiple elements of the chips are created to be physically and psychologically appealing which increases consumption. Naturally, consumption of junk food is not good for one’s health. May Read more…

May 2021 TOK essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – mathematical beauty and art

“People who appreciate the beauty of mathematics activate the same part of their brain when they look at aesthetically pleasing formula as others do when appreciating art or music, suggesting that there is a neurobiological basis to beauty.” https://www.ucl.ac.uk/news/2014/feb/mathematical-beauty-activates-same-brain-region-great-art-or-music An essay on May 2021 TOK essay Prescribed Title #2 must Read more…

May 2021 TOK essay Prescribed title #2 RLE – editorial cartoon

Text: Breen, Steve. “Katherine Johnson, Nasa Legend. ” The San Diego Union-tribune. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/steve-breen/story/2020-02-24/katherine-johnson-nasa-mathematician-dies-at-101. Steve Breen, The San Diego Union-tribune https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/steve-breen/story/2020-02-24/katherine-johnson-nasa-mathematician-dies-at-101 May 2021 TOK essay Prescribed title #2 is based on an exploration of the difference between change and progress. This RLE, gender, and space exploration in general can work in Read more…

May 2021 TOK essay Prescribed Title #2 RLE – tree and fungi species sharing resources

Text: “Mycorrhizal Networks.” UBC Botanical Garden. “[Fungal networks] have recently been discovered by Professor Suzanne Simard and her graduate students to connect the roots of trees and facilitate the sharing of resources in Douglas-fir forests of interior British Columbia, thereby bolstering their resilience against disturbance or stress and facilitating the Read more…