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Todd Rowland
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Everyone likes a puzzle! as long as you get it eventually. Attached are some cryptograms for home schooling. If you just want some fun they are attached below, go for it. I'll discuss them in the following post(s), so there will be a buffer for...
What do you get someone who already has all the Mathematica T-shirts and posters? (Sadly, this link to the good stuff at the Wolfram store is almost impossible to find https://store.wolfram.com/view/misc/ ) Maybe they've already read A New...
I wanted an unlabeled map for a geography test, and looking at the web I realized it would be easier to just make a custom map using CountryData. Turned out I had to instead use AdministrativeDivisionData for the US states, and I had to do a web...
I just noticed a [paper][1] that Carlo Rovelli wrote on the 2nd law of thermodynamics. He is a physicist famous for quantum gravity, and usually has interesting things to say, but he seems to not have read Stephen Wolfram's [A New Kind of...
[![enter image description here][1]](https://writings.stephenwolfram.com/2019/10/announcing-the-rule-30-prizes) In case anyone wants to discuss the contest for Wolfram's rule 30 on Community, please respond on this thread. -...
Since it is basketball season (right now we are in the middle of March madness) I thought it'd be fun to make a basketball simulation. Basketball Boids is motivated by the boids model of bird flocks, with a term for separation from teammates, a term...
Stephen Wolfram's [latest blog post][1] is about communicating with extra-terrestrials using a beacon or time capsule, and is worth checking out especially for those interested in language, AI, etc.. Basically one of the biggest nonobvious obstacles...
Here is an idea to display a [CellularAutomaton][1] evolution where every updated cell shows the neighborhood above it. This might be helpful when explaining to someone how it works. ![plot of rule 30 for 4 steps][2] ECAPlot[history_,...
Here's an idea for a new function. I don't know what its name should be but it would be nice to make some of the graphics you see in [A New Kind of Science (Wolfram 2002)][1] like this one of rule 1599 ![code 1599][2] like the one found on...
Can there be computational soccer? This fall I was trying to explain to some kids that the most dangerous place for attackers to have the ball is right in front of the goal where they can get off a good shot. Then it occurred to me the second most...