Weekly links for November 11

Fun applications of the pigeonhole principle via metafilter.

Mark Newman’s election maps

Drunk Nate Silver, the post-election Twitter meme.

The iPad app Paper makes use of the mathematics of color mixing.

Some Moore’s-law-type extrapolation fun.

Suresh Venkat on the high-dimensional geometry of data mining.

Stan Nikolov’s master’s thesis on detecting twitter trends before they happen.

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2 Responses to Weekly links for November 11

  1. Igor says:

    The link for “Some Moore’s-law-type extrapolation fun” doesn’t work for me.

  2. Michael Lugo says:

    Thanks for pointing that out, Igor. I wrote this post from my iPad and apparently ended up at an iPad-optimized version of the article. It’s fixed now.

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