Archive for October, 2008

A new toy

Monday, October 20th, 2008

I just got a new laptop (and am writing this post from it while sitting in front of my desktop naturally) which I intend to use primarily for schoolwork.  I always considered it quite a hassle to transfer my work from the computer labs at school to my home computer and this will make things much easier.  I’m still sort of setting things up on it.  Right now I’m in the middle of downloading Mathematica for it and that will be the last part of getting it completely ready to go. 

I must thank my mother for paying for this (in addition to the Boston trip she funded which I have yet to post about).

It’s a mathstorm

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

Well it’s been a long time since I’ve had any real time to do much posting here.  The senior design course I’m in is sucking up a large proportion of my time.  I don’t see this changing any time soon, either.

Anyway, as of Monday, we were assigned projects in the Number Theory class I’m taking.  I chose to solve a “difficult” problem.  It goes like this: