# Blog Topics

## Blog Topics

I'm starting to take this "blogging" thing more seriously, but I keep getting fleeting ideas for things to write about, and then when it comes time to write something I can never remember any of them.

So this is where I'll put cryptic, and not so cryptic, notes about things I could/should write about. Additionally, Adam has suggested some sources:

• Square with a view

• German grammar and weather forecasts

• Numeracy, and an ill-tempered exchange:
• Negative resistance and the 741:
• What's Happening:
• Best Writing:
 Ritardatario : Number 53: "grep -f" can be awfully slow ... Smug responses that turn out to be wrong, mistaken, or otherwise unfortunate "Overhead lines problem, but we're on a diesel" "If you hit all the reds, you'll hit all the greens" The Surprised Expert ... and White Knighting The Crow and Andrew ... and people who don't get it. The Crocodile problem Signal reflection - an analogy In praise of broadcast media Thoughts About Algebra https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=6954514 Monty Hall 10 bucket, two choice variant Richard Wiseman Tanya The Tuesday Boy Car/Key/Goat Survivorship bias, startups, and Bayesian analysis. Glueing together the edges of squares and other shapes filling in holes classifying surfaces locally one-sided? Diagramming Maths Topics Three integers in AP that product to a prime Connection with Landau's problem. Infinite(?) family of solutions. What if I had an algorithm for an NPC problem? Elliptic curves Fourier, the spring, the string, and the pendulum. The Lasso problem Proof that | [0,1)^2 | == |[0,1)| Not the interleaving, as that doesn't work ... or use that one and fix it so it does work. There exists a transcendental Dedekind cuts Using a river to find the earth's radius The Triangles Hill-Climbing / Hill-Descending Spikey Spheres 1800-dimensional optimisation Image approximation The tension between explaining clearly, and helping to develop proof skills Decision tree in business RANT: developers should be made to use slow machines.

There were more but, ironically, I can't remember them ...