Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Minnesota Timberwolves are complaining about having the second pick in the NBA Draft. Do they have a point?

Lest this become a sports-draft blog, I feel contractually obligated to post about the NBA Draft Lottery, what with the Cavs winning and the statistical odds and all. Last night, the Cleveland Cavaliers (my favorite team for you non-twitter followers) … Continue reading

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U-haul Linear Systems problem (updated and improved)

A couple weeks ago I posted this problem. I like the problem, but I wasn’t a huge fan of its solution and frankly, it sort of got away from me. Thankfully, my¬†colleagues¬†are more adept than I am at developing clear … Continue reading

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