A guy I work with named Jeremy created this poster, which has gone viral in Giants circles. So if you solve a problem where no one else can help, and if you can find him, you just might be able… Continue Reading
We discussed fields here. Today we’re going to continue by talking about a more specific kind of field.
Tim Lincecum has had a rough couple of years.
Here’s another. Once again, rot13 your answers. Show your work. First correct solution gets bragging rights. PLI WA|PRISK WA TWS TIW RNK RSP NL
When I was young, my Mom used to buy crossword puzzle magazines at the grocery store. She would do the crossword and the cryptograms, and I would do the other stuff: anagrams, logic puzzles, and of course number puzzles. My… Continue Reading
Things I learned about Neil Gaiman at tonight’s book-signing:
A field, in abstract algebra, is a system where: Addition works the way you expect. Multiplication also works the way you expect. Multiplication distriutes over addition We can make this more precise.
Here, once again, is the question: Three perfect logicians, A, B, and C, sit around a circular table. There is a set of stamps, four red and four green. Each logician has had two stamps pasted on his forehead; he… Continue Reading
Professor Phil O’Mathy and two of his colleagues, all savants in mathematical logic, went down to the local pub. A waitress came over to their table and asked “Do you all want a beer?” “I don’t know”, replied the first… Continue Reading
Vladimir Putin denies stealing Robert Kraft’s Super Bowl Ring “I took out the ring and showed it to [Putin], and he put it on and he goes, ‘I can kill someone with this ring,’” Kraft told the crowd, according to… Continue Reading