I find myself writing about food a lot on this here blog. I'm starting to wonder if one could construct a whole thematic unit around the Math of Food. Or create a "meal" from appetizer, main course, and desert items. Or maybe I just need to eat breakfast. Artifact Good Sandwich Guide. Not sure where … Continue reading Area, Overlap, and Sandwich Meat Efficiency
I had a great twitter conversation tonight with a bunch of people about the topic of "authenticity." That is, what's the relationship between pure mathematical investigations (like, say, this one - a problem I absolutely love), versus a more concrete, applicable problem (like, say, this one - a problem that I also love). It's a … Continue reading The Problems have become self-aware: Introducing the Skynet line.