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A somewhat-shortened week and another list of links:
1) Couple of Presh Talwalkar video problems from the week:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6pHgFqWSgWs
http://tinyurl.com/ps5yfee
and here, Presh's explanation of "ultimate tic-tac-toe":
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37PC0bGMiTI
2) The interesting story of a mathematician who found a "massive net security hole" in email from a Google

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Regional variations in the European Neolithic dispersal: the role of the coastlines The mechanisms by which agriculture spread across Europe in the Neolithic, and the speed at which it happened, have long been debated. Attempts to quantify the process by constructing spatio-temporal models have given a diversity of results. In this paper, a new approach […]

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This couple of weeks I have been reading a lot of manga. I have liked some anime for a long time, but never had the courage to read manga. But for some reason I have downloaded an app on my … Continue reading →

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You know those ads where people have those amazing Turing-certified conversations with Siri. Here is what one of my recent conversations with Siri sounded like.Me: "Call _____ home."Siri: "There's no home number for _____. Would you like me to use mobile instead?"Me: "Call _____ home."Siri: "Which phone number for _____?"Me: "Call _____ home."Siri: "Calling _____ home."

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The Law of Sines follows from the following fact: Theorem: Any side of a triangle divided by the sine of the opposite angle gives the diameter of the circumscribing circle.In other words, \( \frac{a}{\sin \alpha}, \frac{b}{\sin \beta}\), and \(\frac{c}{\sin \gamma} \) are all equal because each represents the same diameter.The Law of Sines can be proven by using the fact that the area of a triangle is half the product of any two sides and the sine of the included angle. But
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