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2015-08-08  •  Free Speech

2015-02-07  •  Entropy of Android’s unlock patterns

2014-10-09  •  How Bitcoin works

2014-09-23  •  How RSA works

2014-05-15  •  Approximating solutions to linear systems

2013-06-20  •  Depression (a bit of an update)

2013-06-10  •  Half-drunken ramblings on “The Red Wedding” and the ending of Game of Thrones’ third season

2013-04-15  •  “It’s the law”

2013-03-27  •  Currying vs. Partial Application

2013-03-20  •  Implementing a stack language in OCaml with continuations

2013-03-18  •  Matt Taibbi on Zero Dark Thirty

2013-03-14  •  π is a silly constant

2013-02-23  •  “Creating money” and what banks do

2012-12-27  •  How to sort ratings

2012-12-23  •  There’s only one three-element field

2012-12-15  •  Exponentials are really big

2012-10-03  •  Ordinals and Cardinals

2012-05-05  •  P vs NP: A quick introduction

2011-10-25  •  Cycles