theydidthemath is a fun subreddit. In this post a fellow named Nym figured out how many lentils a recording artist can can buy each time someone plays one of their songs. The assumption is that one Spotify play is worth a half cent, and lentils cost $1.50 a pound.
The animation team from Big Hero 6 did some cool experiments for the “Into the Portal” sequence, and this week they shared one: an exploding 3D pastel fractal.
In a paper published by the International Association for Cryptologic Research, a group of Harvard and MIT cryptographers demonstrate that even if the government were to backdoor encryption and lock up anyone who used non-backdoored systems, people could still hide undetectable, secure, private messages within the messages sent over the compromised systems.
Multiplying large numbers before calculators led to a number of ingenious inventions to make things easier, like these Genaille-Lucas rulers demonstrated by the fine folks at DONG. Via manufacturer Creative Crafthouse: In the days before calculators, methods of simplifying calculations were of much interest. In 1617 Napier also published a book describing a method to […]
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