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Where a Hole Is, Matters. 1/31/17

Where a hole is located is a very important concept. Just think about it, if you were stranded in a desert wasteland what would you rather have? 1,995 more words

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Sieve of Eratosthenes (without iteration) in MATLAB

For my CS class there was an extra credit problem in this week’s problem set where we had to write a sieve of Eratosthenes to find prime numbers up to an input integer. 525 more words


The internet is full of stuff. Lots of stuff, and that stuff grows in number everyday. As of 2017 there are 3.2 billion people in the world with internet access (89 million of those are from the less developed countries) – as a side note this website is quite cool, it tracks in real time how many new uploads/posts/tweets etc have been made. 51 more words


Prime sieve

As Prime numbers do not have factors, we can rule out any multiple of numbers in our search for Prime numbers.  This is very much a sieve approach where we consider all the numbers and rule out any numbers which are multiples. 374 more words

Composite Numbers



It hurts.

Okay, I know,
but please,

Don’t die.

Forget the why nots. . .

and fix your eyes
on your sweet why’s. 268 more words


Take to the Sieve

When “real life” prohibits me from writing, my brain dumps all its imaginative fervor into my dreams. This is patently not good.

However, being a professional scribbler and all, I do try to filter out whatever good I can find from the mess. 45 more words


After the Day Has Ended

I’m a funnel for truth in despair
held under running dialogue,
a sieve for misery when panning for gold
There’s a piece of me out there missing… 33 more words