Category Archives: Miscellaneous

MIT Mystery Hunt 2015

This past weekend, I had a wonderful time hunting in MIT’s Mystery Hunt 2015 with ET Phone in Answers. This year’s hunt finished on Sunday, and the puzzles and solution have not yet been made public. But I wanted to … Continue reading

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Summer reading and I’m not in high school…

I got distracted once again. But rest assured, the math and algorithms will come again eventually (just not right now). I’ve been reading Quiet by Susan Cain and one quote particularly stuck out to me, enough so that I’m making … Continue reading

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Late Night Procrastination…

The perfect place to procrastinate while doing work and not feel completely guilty: Prof. Knill’s math movies site. I think I’ve watched maybe 5 or 6 of the movies listed. Next on my list: 1. Enigma 2. Moneyball 3. Fermat’s … Continue reading

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Potential Scientific Advancements in 2014: Looking forward from 2013

I was planning to write this blog post a few days ago to summarize the various scientific advancements of 2013 that attracted my eye. But I had other things to do on New Year’s Eve (and New Year’s Day) so … Continue reading

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Google Doodles

I spent a good 20 minutes yesterday clicking through the Rorschach doodle, while trying to determine if Google used a set of premade images or if the images were generated randomly by some algorithm. Having gone through the set of … Continue reading

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Hello WordPress!

As an obligatory first post on WordPress, I debated whether to dive into a particular topic or gently ease into the blogging atmosphere. Apparently, I chose the later. However, the statement is not entirely accurate. I’ve made several anonymous blogs … Continue reading

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