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#### Using the Sieve of Eratosthenes

I was solving problem 10 on Project Euler the other day using C. The task was to find the sum of all prime numbers less than 2,000,000. 480 more words

#### "Parable About What To Say And What To Leave Unsaid"

Someone once asked Socrates:

— ’Do you know what your friend has told me about you?’

— ’Wait a second,’ Socrates stopped him. ’you should filter everything you intend to say through three sieves before you say it.’ 140 more words

#### The Morning After Thrill

A plush field of grass floats on a cool cup of tea

A league of ghosts draped in white stare back at me

Marching on in after hard labour… 30 more words

#### Eratosuite

The other day in class, we were looking at recurrence relations and how to solve them with the characteristic equation. Among the examples I gave was a recurrence that seemed to give a good number of primes numbers. 1,726 more words