## MMXVI

This year in all deserves something formally written, of course. I am time's friend, having just given it a box of arrows as the new year present (maybe when time gets bored, it might shoot the arrows elsewhere, such that we won't need black holes).   So here I am, at the end of another … Continue reading MMXVI

## 101535

There would inevitably be one day in which I start anew in what is called 'proper writing'. As cool as a hexadigital decimal number can be, in this post, 101535 is simply the property tag number of the computer that, last year, stayed idle on the hot desk in my mum's departmental office. Spending almost all … Continue reading 101535

## Fourier Analysis – A Student’s Introduction (Part B)

Welcome back, periodic readers. Link to Part A One more groovy spectrum Chapter 3 I know that you've been wondering for so long, "What exactly does Fourier analysis do?" Here, I will give you three easy mathematical challenges; please prepare for them. Firstly, on any surface of your choice, try drawing a part of y=sin(x), … Continue reading Fourier Analysis – A Student’s Introduction (Part B)

## Fourier Analysis – A Student’s Introduction (Part A)

Illustration-wise, this scintillating short post is going to be a medley of Wikipedia graphs and my own plots. Please have some patience for the all the gifs to fully load. I could not progress very far tonight (that is, 2:10 am, no caffeine), so please expect part B to follow up in another post later. CC-BY-SA … Continue reading Fourier Analysis – A Student’s Introduction (Part A)

## Parallax

The first collection of words from my Auckland Grammar School days that I dare publish I was 16, working on SAT and was confident in neither English (after all, too illiterate, to be precise) nor Chinese. While also consuming an apple, I wrote this in front of a picture of the milky way, taken by … Continue reading Parallax