Archive for March, 2007

A Big Number

Friday, March 16th, 2007

I gave a midterm exam in my Nature of Math class at Biola today. That’s right: a test on a Friday afternoon, and one of them at 2:30pm. However, since a lot of people were leaving for the weekend early, I also gave the option to take the test Thursday night at 10:00pm. Surprisingly, 34 [...]

Finally a Digital Camera

Sunday, March 11th, 2007

I’ve wanted a digital camera for seven years. Or more. I can’t remember. Well, last week, I finally ordered one, and I got it in the mail yesterday. I ordered it from It’s a 10 megapixel camera for under $293. It has 4x optical zoom, a swivel LCD display, and uses 4 AA batteries. [...]

Legal Puzzle

Saturday, March 10th, 2007

I’ve found a classic urban legend from 10 or 12 years ago, that I had been looking for. I remember it as being sort of a legal puzzle: if someone jumps off a building, but gets shot on the way down, who’s to blame for the death? Read the story and the answer here.

Spring 2007 Schedule

Saturday, March 10th, 2007

Here’s my weekly schedule for this semester. See Spring 2007 for more explanation. Spring 2007 Weekly Schedule Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 1:30-2:20pm: MATH 120 2:30-3:20pm: MATH 120 4:00-5:15pm: MATH 190 8:00-9:15am: CS2021:30-2:30pm: Dept. Meeting 1:30-2:20pm: MATH 120 2:30-3:20pm: MATH 120 4:00-5:15pm: MATH 190 6:00pm-8:40pm BUSN 453 (only 5 weeks) 8:00-9:15am: CS202 1:30-2:20pm: MATH 120 [...]