Monthly Archives: November 2011

Pi to two million digits

is a book I chanced upon in the library. The book consists, as the title states, of the constant [tex]\pi[/tex] to two million digits in 296 pages. My first reaction was, what is it doing in a university library? I’m … Continue reading

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Check your facts

I’m one of those who first reaction is to “google it” when I want to check some fact. I even had a first generation SSD netbook which boots up in less than one minute to allow me to check things … Continue reading

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Strange inequalities in Singapore law

Singapore has very strict laws on drug trafficking. Anyone found with more than 15 grams of heroin faces mandatory capital punishment. I remember learning this fact in primary school. Even on Singapore Airlines flights into Singapore, this fact would be … Continue reading

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