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How To Build Infinite Numbers

ICYMI: Georg Cantor's 1883 "Grundlagen" article. http://t.co/hfuFkvUwgh #math

— Samuel Dalva (@SamuelDalva) March 3, 2015

I had missed it, as mentioned in the above tweet. The link is to…

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1st Conference

I have been saying for a long time that I would tell you what happened to this ‘magic’ conference, and here it is: the resume for my 1st presentation at a conference. 1,139 more words

Mathematical Beauty

Julia Set Animation Part 3 - degree 4 polynomial Julia sets

The Julia Set fractal is generated differently than other famous fractals such as the Koch’s Snowflake or the Sierpinski’s Triangle. This fractal is generated by representing each pixel as a complex number and then calculating a color value based off of an iterated function system. 51 more words


Sieve of Eratosthenes

everybody has already read about the the ancient Greek mathematician Eratosthenes (250 BCE).  A basic algorithm could be found at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sieve_of_Eratosthenes

but why in the optimizing algorithm, the variable i should not exceed square root of n ? 113 more words


Voting, blogging, times tables, and Aberdeen

Apparently we can vote here. Amazing. I was under the impression that we couldn’t vote since we don’t have permanent residency but it seems I was wrong.  370 more words


A Reminiscence

I’d like to share with you a true story that happened to me during my fourth grade.

My math teacher during my fourth grade was, euphemistically speaking, a lazy bastard. 724 more words