BlogHide Resteemsmarkgritter (59)in steemstem • 9 days agoIs your coin flip irrational?A mathematician I follow on Twitter recently referenced On Determining the Irrationality of the Mean of a Random…markgritter (59)in steemstem • 2 months agoPartitioning a set into listsThe Bell numbers count how many ways there are to partition N elements into sets. What if we want to partition…markgritter (59)in steemstem • 2 months agoMath is more than plugging in a formula, dammitOn Quora, I answered this question: How long does it take for your money to grow 10 times its original value if the…markgritter (59)in spam • 2 months agoWhy are email pitches so bad?Via Twitter: Recently my co-founder left Tintri. Now his email address has been aliased to me. Along with our…markgritter (59)in steemit • 2 months agoSteem account setup latency: 40 daysAn acquaintance verified their email with Steemit on November 29th and finally got the "One last step to set up your…markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 3 months agoAdvent of Code day 13 [spoilers]Day 13 is a simulation of carts on tracks. The track layout is given by an ASCII diagram, like this one: /->-\ markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 3 months agoAdvent of Code, day 12, in Haskell [spoilers]Day 12 asks us to implement a cellular automaton. There's a lot of flavor text, but that's basically it. The…markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 3 months agoAdvent of Code Day 11 [spoilers], Inclusion-Exclusion, and Haskell's odd design decisionsHaskell has a maximum function and it has lazy evaluations of lists. I come from Python that has a max function…markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 3 months agoAdvent of Code Day 8 [spoilers]Day 8's puzzle was basically just about parsing a long list of integers correctly, and writing tree-recursive…markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 3 months agoAdvent Of Code Day 5 [spoilers]I completely gave up on solving the Advent of Code problems as they went up, and I'm backfilling the days I…markgritter (59)in stemq • 3 months agoA: What is clustering in Data Science?In a data-science context, clustering refers to organizing data into categories by using some sort of distance…markgritter (59)in steemstem • 3 months agoWhat does the AC0 complexity class mean?AC^0 is a circuit complexity class. It represents the set of decision problems that are solvable with a family of…markgritter (59)in history • 3 months agoWhat happened to Sun Microsystems?During the first Internet boom of the late 1990’s, Sun was everywhere. Startup companies bought Sun hardware for their…markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 3 months agoAdvent of Code, day 7 [spoilers]The Day 7 puzzle is about parallel builds. So, just convert your input into a Makefile and solve it with GNU Make…markgritter (59)in meme • 4 months agoNever give up, never pass up a chance to make stupid math jokes(Inspiration:markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 4 months agoAdvent of Code Day 4 [spoilers]Day 3 and 4 kinda kicked my butt (plus I had work stuff both nights) but I finally finished day 4 . It asks us to…markgritter (59)in startup • 4 months agoMinne Inno's State of Innovation MeetupTonight I went to an event put on by Minne Inno , an interview with Mary Grove of Rise of the Rest . RoTR is a…markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 4 months agoAdvent of Code day 2 [spoilers]Advent of Code Day 2 asks us to do some string searches. It took me about 40 minutes, and I can't say I'm…markgritter (59)in adventofcode • 4 months agoAdvent of Code day 1 [spoilers]I'm doing Advent of Code in Haskell this year, as planned. I warmed up with one of last year's problems so I was…markgritter (59)in steemstem • 4 months agoCounting the Number of 2-State 2-Dimensional Symmetric Cellular AutomataSuppose we have a two-state cellular automaton using the Moore neighborhood , which counts both orthogonal and…