Monthly Archives: April 2011

The worst algorithm in the world?

You know the Fibonacci numbers: 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, 144, … Each number is the sum of the previous two. Let’s say the zeroth Fibonacci number is zero, so: And let’s say you … Continue reading

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I’m planning to write a few things about mazes.

I had planned a short series of long, interactive essays, but it seems clear that I won’t get round to finishing them if I do it like that, so I’m going to try writing a few shorter more self-contained blog … Continue reading

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