November 2021 TOK essay prescribed title #1 RLE – Vietnam War photo

The Pulitzer prize-winning photo depicts the execution of a Vietcong spy in Saigon during the Vietnam War. This article provides additional information on the photo: http://100photos.time.com/photos/eddie-adams-saigon-execution The photo played a huge role in U.S. politics at the time and was one of a few powerful photos that influenced public perception of Read more…

November 2021 TOK essay prescribed title #4 RLE – Archaeologists use lasers to find ruins

Article: Lasers reveal Maya war ruins “ARCHAEOLOGISTS GUIDED BY laser images of a remote region of northern Guatemala have discovered 20-foot-high walls, watchtowers, and other evidence that ancient Maya societies waged large-scale warfare over many years. The finds have upended long-established impressions of a civilization that tamed the jungle and built Read more…

November 2021 TOK essay prescribed title #3 RLE – Artist “paints” using Excel spreadsheets

“77-year-old Japanese artist Tatsuo Horiuchi chooses to work with Microsoft Excel to produce his beautiful works of art. His “paintings” are remarkably intricate works that mimic traditional Japanese paintings that offer scenic views of natural landscapes rich with cultural motifs.” https://mymodernmet.com/tatsuo-horiuchi-excel-spreadsheet-paintings/ There are significant disagreements about how to judge the value Read more…

May 2021 TOK essay Prescribed title #4 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 The editorial cartoon doesn’t have a direct link to “statistics” in May 2021 TOK essay Prescribed title #4. However, they are of course extremely important during all stages of missions Read more…