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Checking whether or not a number is an Armstrong Number

5 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Cooldudue

This was an interesting challenge as I had no idea how I was going to get each digit into an array. In python, you can just convert the int to a string and then index the string directly. I found this interesting solution on Stack Exchange to convert...

The Enigmatic Mystery Of The Great Pyramid Of Giza

16 Feb 2022 7 minute read 2 comments SweptOverNiagara

There is probably nothing else more enigmatic on Earth than the Great Pyramid at Giza, located in Cairo, Egypt. The structure continues to baffle scientists, geologists, precision machinists, mathematicians and of course, archeologists. The pyramid g...

Imaginary Number i Should not be Defined as √(-1)

13 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments k88.io

Everyone knows the mythical number i. There is a certain level of mystery associated with this number, and it does not help that the word "imaginary" is in its literal title. After all, imaginary things are not real. Your imaginary friend is a figmen...

Programmers, Assemble!

4 Nov 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Great White Snark

A Quick Update: I have composed a list of the material which I plan to learn and teach. I've still got to motivate myself to tackle the Maths subjects (Algebra, Trigonometry and Calculus) because Maths bores me and I'm not much good at it. However, I...

Shadows of the Mind (Roger Penrose): returning to dead tree books.

10 Oct 2021 4 minute read 0 comments bengy

  I'm finding myself with a fair bit of time to do some reading this past week and coming week. Before mobile phones and all of that, you would often catch me with a book in my hand or in my jacket pockets. In fact, I would often make sure that an...

Challenging Singapore 2021 Primary School Leaving Examination On Money

2 Oct 2021 1 minute read 2 comments diaperfinancingfund

In Singapore, all elementary sixth-graders have to pass an intense Primary School Leaving Examination before they can enroll in middle school. Forgive my brag here, but as Singapore is pretty famous the world over for attaining high proficiency in Ma...

Life and Philosophy of Plato

11 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments mystic_abhi

All foundations of western philosophy and esoteric knowledge seem to have a strong connection with the philosophy of Plato. Plato was an ancient Greek philosopher from the Athens who is also known as the Father of Philosophy because of his immense co...

Here's a fun and simple math card game to play with friends or solitaire.

2 May 2021 1 minute read 5 comments stevea68

Here's a fun and simple card math game you can play with a regular deck of cards. You can play it by yourself or with others:   Take a regular deck of playing cards and remove the Jacks, Queens and Kings, so you have Aces through 10s remaining.   Dra...

A few more recent images I've generated using a mix of old and new code.

22 Apr 2021 1 minute read 6 comments stevea68

I recently found some older programs I'd written and got some of them back up and running again.  There are a mix in these images of both newer and older algorithms and I wanted to share a bit more of the adventure here. Here are a couple new images...

I wanted to share some more mathematical images I've generated

16 Apr 2021 1 minute read 16 comments stevea68

Hi, all.  I haven't posted much recently, but wanted to share some more computer and mathematical images I've generated over the years as a thank you to Publish0x and the great group of people we have here.  So here are some (more) samples of images...