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2024 February 19 · < 500 words
Natural origin wins the Rootclaim covid origins debate
2024 February 18 · 10000 words
Confused by p-values? Look no further!
2024 February 17 · 700 words
Chess problems
2024 February 15 · 2000 words
Investigating largest clusters in percolation networks
2024 February 10 · 800 words
Chess problems
2024 February 08 · 2500 words
What is the probability a random walk returns to its starting point?
2024 February 03 · 500 words
Chess problems
2024 January 27 · 600 words
Chess problems
2024 January 20 · < 500 words
Chess problems
2023 December 02 · 1500 words
Highlights from the legal front lines
2023 October 01 · 1500 words
Why is infrastructure so expensive in the US? I have no answers, but I do have rambling thoughts
2023 September 22 · 900 words
Algiers’ paradoxical name; a polynomial that took 80 years to discover; ChatGPT’s monty hall difficulties; and what is an angzarr anyway?
2023 August 21 · 2000 words
A brief look at the mysterious world of real numbers
2023 July 23 · 2500 words
What pair of pieces have only been forked once in chess history?
2023 May 04 · 900 words
Why taxing cryptocurrency mining doesn’t hurt anyone, and how to de-decentralize bitcoin in one easy step
2023 February 26 · 4000 words
A 2010 paper entrenched the idea that humans cannot survive above 35 C wet-bulb temperature. What is wet-bulb temperature, and what did it really say?
2023 February 17 · 700 words
Best of the Beatles or Best bait-and-switch?; the limits of parity arguments for irrationality; how newer, higher performance subway cars in NYC caused slower service; the importance of streets vs roads vs stroads for urban planning; the OEIS once had an error in the Fibonacci sequence
2023 February 10 · 1000 words
A brief look at fractal spirals
2023 January 24 · 1300 words
I’m not a planet either 2023: in review
2022 December 04 · 1500 words
‘you must study the endgame before everything else, for whereas the endings can be studied and mastered by themselves, the middle game and the opening must be studied in relation to the endgame’ -Capablanca

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