# Posts

- Power law extrapolation
- Certifying that M_127 is prime
- The sorry state of terminal support for Indic scripts (on macOS)
- Knuth's program PERFECT-PARTITION-SQUARE
- Checking in with P. G. Wodehouse
- Notes on a translation choice
- A first-class recitation of the Rāmāyaṇa
- Understanding xii.tex
- Using pkfix to fix (some) old TeX-generated PDF (PS) files
- Mathematical trolling: the Willans prime formula
- Improving on Percy Ludgate's "Irish logarithm"
- Reverse-engineering the "Irish logarithm"
- Derangements, Dobiński's formula, and their combination
- Methods for factoring numbers, in the Gaṇita-kaumudī of Nārāyaṇa Paṇḍita
- The harmonic series, the "prime harmonic series", and their difference
- Huffman versus top-down coding
- Manually adding an OCR layer to scanned PDF
- Solving the set cover problem: an example
- A sequence of integer fractions
- Producing a "program trace" using GDB and Python
- Knuth's programming and problem-solving seminars
- Jon Bentley's "Programming Pearls" columns, and Van Wyk's "Literate Programming" columns in the CACM
- The Letter-Box (La boîte aux lettres) by René Bazin
- Another blurry image puzzle
- Breaking pills
- History of Indian mathematics: IIT Gandhinagar (2017)
- The poem in the notepaper used for “Here Comes The Sun”
- Don't mess with a genius