Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: math

31 bookmarks tagged “math

How to Build an Origami Computer
Two mathematicians have shown that origami can, in principle, be used to perform any possible computation. Paper is Turing-complete

Formulas for optical adjustments
A long-standing trope of the design world is that computers are bad at aligning and balancing the relative scales of elements. This is incorrect.

Between the spreadsheets | The Economist
The management consultant’s guide to love and sex, by Alice Hines | 1843 magazine

The Frink is Good, the Unit is Evil • Hillel Wayne
One day Alan Eliasen read a fart joke and got so mad he invented a programming language. 20 years later Frink is one of the best special purpose languages for dealing with units. “But why do we need a language just for dealing with units?” Glad you asked! Intro to Units A unit is the physical property a number represents, like distance or time. We almost always are talking about SI units, or Système international.

Gamedev Tutorial: Trigonometry Basics – Sine & Cosine | Ming-Lun "Allen" Chou | 周明倫
[latexpage] Here is the Chinese translation of this post.本文之中文翻譯在此 Overview Trigonometry is a very essential building block to a huge portion of game math.

Omni Calculator
Omni Calculator solves 541 problems anywhere from finance and business to health. It’s so fast and easy you won’t want to do the math again!