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The First Algorithm in the World

“The Euclidean algorithm is the granddaddy of all algorithms, because it is the oldest nontrivial algorithm that has survived to the present day.” – Donald Knut… 101 more words

Math Education

Triangular numbers and infinite primes

Last week I started reading From Mathematics to Generic Programming by Alexander Stepanov. I had been searching a long time for books that talk about programming as a science… 760 more words

Programming Thoughts

FNTD Week #6 Game of the Week: Crestwood at Mogadore

CLEVELAND – It is Week #6 of FOX 8’s ‘Friday Night Touchdown’, fueled by Conrad’s, and playoff points are on the line.

Be sure to join John Telich, P.J. 127 more words

Friday Night Touchdown

Euclid's Algorithm and GCD

Euclid’s Algorithm has been around since around 300 BC as a way to calculate the greatest common divisor (GCD) of two numbers. As the name implies, the GCD is the largest number that divides both numbers. 158 more words

Computer Science

Tea Girl, Pt. 2

I hate coffee shops. There are no words. The stench– like burnt chocolate. The sickly upbeat music. The cheesy, cliche mottos on the walls and floors and door. 201 more words

Tea Girl

If you’re sitting in a coffee shop drinking coffee with enough cream and sugar to make it child-safe while reading Euclid’s Elements, does that make you a poser? 268 more words

The streets of DC. One more time!

The streets of DC have charming posts. Beyond the traditional grid system (What’s on 5th Avenue between 40th and 42nd street in New York?) Washington crosses numbered streets with lettered streets. 326 more words