Month: March 2006

A Game Theoretic Approach to the Toilet Seat Problem

Brilliant real-world “analysis”:http://www.bioteach.ubc.ca/quarterly/?p=108 with sound axioms. “Von Neumann”:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_von_Neumann would have been proud. First, I thought it was similar to “The Journal of Irreproducible Results,”:http://www.jir.com/ but “The Science Creative Quarterly”:http://www.bioteach.ubc.ca/quarterly/ is actually solid in its sciences. Of course, it’s the applications that count. In this case, it boils down to this approximately optimal algorithm: In the […]

Vista: Will it? Won’t it?

Suck, that is. * “Why Windows Vista Won’t Suck”:http://www.extremetech.com/article2/0,1697,1931914,00.asp * “Why Windows Vista will suck”:http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT8288296398.html I agree more to the _won’t suck_ camp, for now.

Bangkok Street Dogs

There’re more than 20 bangkok blogs in my “reading list.”:http://www.bloglines.com/export?id=chrisada “This”:http://bkkstreetdogs.blogspot.com/ is the most uniquely bangkok one to date. Follow the link, and get to know Casanova and his friends from the ‘hood. I love dogs, even more “when”:http://ichris.ws/node/740 they “blog.”:http://ichris.ws/2005/12/12/another-year-another-post