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Dancing daily with triple integrals

10/24/2014

I was a wayward kid who grew up on the literary side of life, treating math and science as if they were pustules from the plague. So it’s a little strange how I’ve ended up now—someone who dances daily with triple integrals, Fourier transforms, and that crown jewel of mathematics, Euler’s equation. It’s hard to Read More

Traffic, Fluids, Queues, and Waves

08/28/2014

“The insights we glean from fluid-dynamical traffic models can help with many other real-world problems. For example, supply chains exhibit a queuing behavior reminiscent of traffic jams. Jamming, queuing, and wave phenomena can also be observed in gas pipelines, information webs, and flows in biological networks—all of which can be understood as fluid-like flows.” From Read More

this week in Tremendous – #4

08/14/2014

A RECURRING SERIES OF BULLETS WHERE I GATHER BITS OF TREMENDOUS THAT HAVE CROSSED MY PATH. THE TERM ‘WEEK’ WILL BE USED LIBERALLY AND INCORRECTLY. The secret of Minecraft: you need to find help in the real world.  [via Medium] The scale of it is staggering; overwhelming. As you explore the extended Minecraft-verse online, you start to Read More