Category Archives: Puzzles

Puzzles modulo math

I am not impressed with the math puzzle in the Times today. ¬†(Background: the “Wordplay” blog that the Times hosts to discuss crossword puzzles occasionally does “Numberplay” instead; that is, math puzzles.) ¬†Here’s the statement: Player 1 writes a sequence … Continue reading

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Bounded in an eggshell

It should come as no surprise to anyone that I’m trying to learn some programming languages so I can get a job in software. Just now I googled “google interview questions” and found a blog post with ten. I’ve already … Continue reading

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