When candles are in short supply, or you don’t really want to have your age on your cake, here’s a neat dodge. http://www.mathsisfun.com/binary-decimal-hexadecimal-converter.html First, convert the birthday of the person to binary from decimal, using the handy converter above. Second, light ONLY the candles showing as one. So, for my last birthday (53) you put [...]
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Or something like that.
And this isn’t even the article, it’s a description of the article.
For some of my math geek buddies, here are some jokes. Speaking of math geeks, I had a nice long call from LTGW last night. He came perilously close to moving to California but decided to stay here and work on a business – a math related business, if you can believe it. Then he [...]
In so, so many ways. At least 8 dimensions, anyway.
I have always been much more fond of the lyrics than the tune on this one, but I don’t mind. …. I remember the day I wrote it… on the subway, coming back on New Year’s Day from crashing at Dave’s the night before. Toronto seems so very far away from me now. And yet [...]
Saturn has a prime number of moons again. I found out my address is a prime number.
This came out of the fabricator at work. I found the file on the internet, sent the link to me colleague, and we were getting rid of that toner anyway because it had been recycled too much, and here you go. It is sitting on a dvd so you get some idea of the scale. [...]
…. I posted a pic of a fabricator which was leased by my employer. Here’s a guy who makes sculptures you can download and spit out into a fabricator. This is just SO BLOODY COOL. scanged from Boingboing.net.
Dis be so cute.
Well, not exactly. Smell for comfort. I may have posted this already, but it’s still funny. V. cool pic of deep sea urchins. Human reproduction sure can be odd. Will Allegra stop providing links to articles about the collapse of the Yankee dollar? Sadly, no. Math Song Finite Simple Group of Order Two.
Glow in the dark Mission Impossible Squirrel Pay your bill! Stop the presses… crab lice may go extinct.
On this day in 3114 BCE, the latest round of the Mayan Long Count Calendar began.