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The Most Hated Man In America

“The truth is out there”

Obama runs off the rails.

Obama approves and defends Arctic drilling.  A Legacy Lost and a Squandered Stewardship. 

A story that got virtually no media  attention.  What were his motives?

A True Story

From WW II a Naval Aviator’s “most memorable experience” while serving on the U.S.S.  Hornet

True Story Follow-up

Google and the internet yield WW II  photos and a couple more amazing and true stories.

Disney fingerprints your children when they enter the theme parks.   

Beware!   The Magic Kingdom is now the Creepy Kingdom.  Is your child’s identity in danger!?  You decide.  A MUST READ!!!

Disney Fingerprint Scanners – Do You REEEAAALLY Want To Touch It?

If Disney fingerprinting you and your children isn’t creepy enough then think about this!!!

The White House gets some bad advice – Eliminate Passwords – Really!

Eliminate Passwords… Think you’ll be better off?… Are you sure?

Texting vs. Talking

Texting is bad, mmmkay.

Music Visualization Techniques – A Technical Discussion

Techniques for graphically representing music in the GloPlug visualization plugin for Windows Media Player

Fermat’s Last Theorem – In C++ and then in C#

  Fermat’s Last Theorem was the basis for a recreational (hobby) program  –  First in C++ then in C#

 Sum Of Powers – 2nd C# Program

Fermat’s Last Theorem program gets generalized to Euler’s Sums Of Powers

 Sum Of Powers – Code Optimization

Eliminating Duplicate Solutions leads to an unexpected consequence…Speed

Sum Of Powers – Using REALLY BIG Numbers – A Useful TAUTOLOGY

Enhancing the Sum Of Powers program to use HUGE NUMBERS and a chance to apply a USEFUL  TAUTOLOGY

Sum Of Powers – BIG NUMBERS – Clarifying The Technique

This post tries to clarify the technique for using the BigInteger class

 The Irony Of Infinity

What takes 200 years to find?  I’ll give you an example…

 What Are The Odds!?

It’s not Statistics 101 and it’s not coincidence;  It’s risible.

 SuperBowl Parties

I had no idea they are so popular.  I must be living under a rock.

ShamWOW – Vince Returns!

Vince has no problem making fun of himself.

Brian   and   Ruth

May you live in interesting times.

Bee Colony Collapse news article from Yahoo!

Any thoughts on this news article

Blocking Scummy Web Sites like Answers.com

Have you been sucked in to Answers.com?

Music and Programming From A Different Lifetime

Long ago in a 4/4 time far away  MIDI, synths, music, and developing music software was a big thing… 

With a bunch of sample songs you can play!

Let’s Make A Deal!   –   The Monty Hall Problem

Pop Culture Probability and Confusion.  Google it and see how many hits you get!

A Monty Hall Gedankenexperiment

Yes,  our choice WILL make a difference.

The Monty Hall Prophecy

Just when we thought we understood we find that   “NO, OUR CHOICE WON’T MAKE A DIFFERENC!”    What’s going on!?

The Famous Watch Story

Can the Hour, Minute, and Second hands divide the face of a watch into 3 equal pieces?

Testing Numbers For Primality

Is that number Prime?  Fermat’s Little Theorem and Miller-Rabin techniques are used in this C# Program

The whole Visual Studio C# project in a ZIP file can be downloaded.

Color Test

Just a post to test text and background colors

 

 

 

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  1. robert g. says:

    Interesting range of stuff here and I like the offbeat style. I’m adding it to my RSS list. Fun reading.

  2. StanTheMan says:

    Ditto on the interesting stuff. Best blog in recent times.

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