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All Legal combinations of digits For the 24 Game
The rules of our 24 game are based on the original card game, and quite simple: Take 4 integers between 0 and 9, and by joining them with parentheses () and the 4 arithmetic symbols (+,-,×,÷) only, formulate an equation that gives 24. My mother and I used to compete and see who could work … Continue reading All Legal combinations of digits For the 24 Game
Ernest Solvay, and Related Chemical History
When I seriously want to procrastinate, I write about chemistry.
[Cosmic Sans] Our First Step
https://twitter.com/ChaosWonton/status/1434500550758834185 Proper 3D version coming one day too ... Current attempt looks miserable. I read https://doi.org/10.1038/s41550-021-01363-7 recently and am really happy to know Voyagers still are frontier pilots of our understanding of astrophysics.
The Next Chapter for FWPhys Lux
Thanks to all my readers, subscribers, accidental Googlers and alike, I have finally gathered enough resources to support the opening of an online photo store. FWLUX.PICFAIR.COM New and noteworthy content will continue being available for free via the regular FWPhys newsletter (and for that one RSS reader, the feed too), but I will also periodically … Continue reading The Next Chapter for FWPhys Lux
I Stand Firmly Against Apple’s Privacy-Invasive Content Scanning Technology
On 8 Aug 2021, I signed my name on appleprivacyletter.com, an open letter voicing the community's deep concern for Apple's proposal of including a backdoor that scans all of the user's photos on their personal Apple devices and the iCloud Photo Library. You are invited to read the letter for a more comprehensive summary of … Continue reading I Stand Firmly Against Apple’s Privacy-Invasive Content Scanning Technology
[FWD] Cixin Liu – Morning, Truth
朝闻道Morning, Truth Translator Notes (2022) For over a decade, this short story has profoundly impacted my academic interest and writing style, and I've been meaning to bring it into English for more audience reach. For now, this is an unauthorised translation work on a fair use / non-commercial basis. Chinese character names, where applicable, are … Continue reading [FWD] Cixin Liu – Morning, Truth