Xah Math Blog Archive 2015-10 to 2015-12

[• What Is Spacetime, Really? By Stephen Wolfram. At http://blog.stephenwolfram.com/2015/12/what-is-spacetime-really/ , Accessed on 2015-12-03 ]

see also

the answer to life, universe and everything

got a huge laugh out of this.

the answer to life, universe and everything

and if you are mathematically inclined, see, why 42. [• 42 By John Baez. At http://math.ucr.edu/home/baez/42.html , Accessed on 2015-12-02 ]

Numbering System of Hex Grids


so, i was wondering, in writing a game on hexgonal board, whether there's a standard numbering system, as in chess and go. [see Go Board Game on Hexagonal and Triangular Grids]

also, how do one represent the board in program. I've drawn a lot hex and triangular grids in the past, and know that, the underlying data structure, is rather ah-hoc and ugly. Have always been wondering if there's elegant way to do it. [see Geometric Tilings and Patterns Image Gallery]

then, found this fantastic site, dedicated to this question.

[• Hexagonal Grids By Amit Patel. At http://www.redblobgames.com/grids/hexagons/ , Accessed on 2015-11-23 ]

math tan lines 2010-10-11-sunbather
tan lines. 〔artist: http://www.lukesurl.com/archives/comic/366-baby-got-back

Integral House

James Stewart (mathematician)



[• Berkeley to fire 'love letter to learning' professor By Rory Carroll. At http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/oct/17/berkeley-math-professor-alexander-coward-campus-battle , Accessed on 2015-10-17 ]

[• BLOWING THE WHISTLE ON THE UC BERKELEY MATHEMATICS DEPARTMENT By Alexander Coward. At http://alexandercoward.com/BlowingTheWhistleOnUCBerkeleyMathematics.html , Accessed on 2015-10-17 ]

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