From Cartalk. Stone Temple Farmers RAY: A farmer had a 40-pound stone that he could use to weight 40 pounds of feed, hay, or whatever else he wanted to sell from his farm. He had a balance scale, and he … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: October 2011
Found by Timon Piccini: Any questions? Well of course there are. He sets up the 3-act #wcydwt structure here. Check it out. Great stuff.
Coolest thing I’ve seen in a while: High Resolution Mandelbrot code in Python. The following Python script, on the other hand, begins as ASCII art: It renders the Mandelbrot set as a full-color, anti-aliased, 1500×1000 image. Fantastic. Notice that the … Continue reading
I gave this problem to the Precalc Honors class, right before their lunch (the block is split into two parts). A couple of them came back with the solution, but most had chosen to eat and socialize (how dare they!). An … Continue reading
From Cartalk. Dividing Time RAY: Draw a clock face on a piece of paper. Using Arabic numerals put the appropriate numbers at 12, 1, 2, 3 and so on. Now, somewhere on the clock face, draft two lines. In doing … Continue reading