Category Archives: just for lulz

Estimated Elo rating

1150. Apparently, that’s negligibly better than a random number generator. Yay me! I tried one of the online calculators, but I’m extremely skeptical of the estimates produced. I scored a 1380 when I put in my moves, but putting in … Continue reading

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Peric method for memorizing numbers

This seems to work better than the loci method for numbers between 8 and 50-100 digits. It has a little less staying power, but it’s also less expensive, cognitively speaking. It also gets easier with practice. For an example, I’ll … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s XKCD had an alt text that must needs be shared. Frankly, I see no difference between thee and a summer’s day. Only Ron Paul offers a TRUE alternative! lulz

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The number 3 has always been my favorite number. It certainly doesn’t make much sense; wouldn’t an objectively useful number like 2 or 12 would be a more logical choice? But no, 3 has always been the most aesthetically pleasing. … Continue reading

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Repost: The spousing bubble

ThePrivateMan linked to an illustrative post by the University of Man, but one of the comments outshone even that excellent post: If your vagina has consumed more aggregate feet of cock than you are tall, you are a slut. No … Continue reading

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Repost: Your Twitter is a terrist!

According to this document, received by EPIC under the Freedom of Information Act, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is combing through the gazillions of social media postings looking for terrorists. A partial list of keywords is included in the … Continue reading

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n choose k

This draft is a month old and I don’t remember where I was going with it. Good thing I have low standards. I’ve been working my way through a discrete math course that I found at my library on DVD. … Continue reading

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