When hosting our annual Matzah Hunt event, we wanted to come up with a cool and unusual way of picking teams. We decided that we wanted each participant to complete each puzzle only once and to complete each puzzle with a different partner.
Measure theory is actually really simple. Here are some core concepts of measure theory, introduced in a ridiculously simple way.
I am sitting on a plane from Rome to Philadelphia, marveling at how quickly we can move around the globe. There is a 6 hour time-zone difference between Rome and Philadelphia. My flight took off at 11am in Rome and was set to arrive 9 hours and 45 minutes later at 3:45pm in Philadelphia. This got me thinking, what would your daily schedule look like if you continuously flew west?
A few notes on non-linear least squares in R with code. Example relates to fitting Gompertz models for microbial growth curves.
A rhyming logic puzzle we created.
A few thoughts on how to sample covariance matricies with fixed total variance using hyperspheres!