(Click on the comic if you can't see the full image.) (C)Copyright 2014, C. Burke.Happy 7th Birthday, (x, why?)! Back? After seven years and 921 comics (more or less), I'm not going anywhere! Funny thing about using song lyrics. Thanks to the Internet I can check on the lyrics I'm not sure about, and discover that the ones I've "known" since I was a kid aren't actually the words, but they've been stored that way. As for "Signs", I discovered that every site had one of two distinct sets of
Too many funny things have happened this week to go unmentioned (and also I still haven’t had time to write out a long post about what I’ve been up) so here is a list of “weird” things about Perú.” This … Continue reading →
Saeed Seddighin and MohammadTaghi Hajiaghayi have proposed a ranking methodology for theory groups based on the following desiderata: (1) the ranking should be objective, and based only on quantitative information and (2) the ranking should be transparent, and the methodology openly revealed. Inspired by their work, I propose an alternative methodology that meets both criteria, […]
Scott Walker’s opponent takes on the WEDC: BURKE: One other area outside of that that people really should take a look at is the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, which was a nonprofit, public-private corporation created in 2011 which Governor Walker used to make himself the chair of. What’s most interesting is that Governor Walker’s experience […]
In case you haven't heard about it yet, there is a new education app for iOS and Windows Phone devices called PhotoMath. Most basically, the app utilizes the camera on your device to recognize numbers and letters, runs an algorithm, and then displays a solution on the screen. From there you can follow the solution it generated step-by-step.
Here it is in action.
There are two ways to