Wordle is an interesting word game in the style of the old mastermind game. You can try it out on NYT puzzle page or other places. Check it out and try a round!Continue reading “Wordle game analysis with Python”
Puzzles – an open-source collection
Many mathematicians enjoy puzzles – and digging in to interesting code. Simon’s Puzzle collection is an open source collection of puzzles that any mathematician would enjoy:Continue reading “Puzzles – an open-source collection”
Testing solutions to the 100-prisoners puzzle.
Both Matt Parker and the Youtube Veritasium channel have reviewed the surprising best practice for the 100 prisoners puzzle. The puzzle is a way to find a solution that will let the prisoners win with the most probability. If you have not seen this already please see the video here before some spoilers below.Continue reading “Testing solutions to the 100-prisoners puzzle.”
Optical Illusions and Considering Minimal Examples to Explain
There is a very old “disappearing cyclist” puzzle, by Sam Loyd, you may have seen or seen a variation upon the theme. In Ben Sparks‘ video he gives a great overview:Continue reading “Optical Illusions and Considering Minimal Examples to Explain”