Monthly Archives: October 2012

Area, Overlap, and Sandwich Meat Efficiency

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. … Continue reading

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The Problems have become self-aware: Introducing the Skynet line.

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, … Continue reading

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