Monthly Archives: January 2014

In the End – Just a Bunch of Pretty Pictures

I recently worked a problem that required counting the number of paths to a node in a lattice.  For something to do, I decided to try to produce a visualization of how the number of paths increases with increasing distance … Continue reading

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The Secret Life of Integers – Who Knew?

Emily Nussbaum starts her New Yorker review of the TV show, The Walking Dead, this way: “At two hours, a zombie movie provides a bracing shot of nihilism.  Zombies aren’t so much monsters as they are math, after all–seething, surging, … Continue reading

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