[buug] Ian' circle packing interview question
togo at of.net
Sat May 28 21:42:48 PDT 2011
If you are not interested in mathematical puzzles, you
can just ignore it. It wasn't directed at you.
On Sat, May 28, 2011 at 2:57 PM, Karen Hogoboom <khogoboom at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know mathematics. I was female and from a poor family. I got a
> very bad mathematics education. All I know is a few computer languages and
> logic. What is the practical application of using my time to try to figure
> out the answer to this question?
>> the objective that, as you and your opponent alternate in putting
>> coins down, you will place the *last* coin and your opponent
>> will not be able to place a coin anywhere else.
>> Here's a link to a related page that someone in my lab just
>> sent out, with the instructions: "If you think you're having a
>> bad day, just google 'circles in circles', and you'll feel a lot
>> better about yourself."
>> Paul Ivanov
>> http://pirsquared.org | GPG/PGP key id: 0x0F3E28F7
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