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Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Intro to entropy (or "how many bits do I need?")

If you've ever wondered about the minimum number of bits needed to encode a particular message, check this out:


Friday, February 18, 2011

Creative and beautiful pictures, delicious treats, and a MATLAB puzzle

Ordinary objects come to life

Take a look around the world from above

These red velvet cake balls look delicious!

MATLAB puzzle (solutions at link):

if (BLANK)
    disp('I Love ')
What can replace BLANK to get the print-out (exactly): I Love MATLAB

And finally, how this blog is created (follow the link for the full-size comic and hovertext):

Monday, February 14, 2011

Childhood and new technology

Childhood: Then and Now is an interesting read discussing two different styles of parenting. I've often wondered if today's children are over-pampered to the point where it will hinder them later.

NoteSlate looks like a neat new tablet alternative. It seems to be akin to the new e-book readers but used for writing instead. And at $99, it's not nearly as expensive as a regular tablet.

Finally, a pretty image (I didn't take it):