There's been a fair amount written about Tinder approximately being an instance of the stable marriage problem. If this were true it would imply that there exists an efficient way to match users in a way that maximizes the utility of at least one set of users. It does not, however, seem to be the case that Tinder can be reasonably considered as a SMP even under more relaxed conditions. Image credit: Bjarke Ebert
A short report a friend and I wrote for a class about piano tuning. This goes over a LP based method for giving a lower bound on the gap between desired interval ratios and best possible interval ratios in a given temperament scheme. Image credit: Bruno Figueiredo
Disappointing at best, not really an egg tart at worst. Though it has some of the visual cues the first bite I took made me reconsider whether I had read the menu wrong. That being said, tastes quite nice.
As far as I can tell PvP is the only Asian bakery on the UIUC campus. If you're in the area then and you want fresh egg tarts this is pretty much your only option. Prepare to be disappointed.
It's not Pastéis de Belém but it ain't bad either
Taylor Swift's iconic pop song offers more than upbeat melodies, fat beats, and gratuitous shaking: it is a look back at the controversial term of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s term as chair told through his perspective. It is a not entirely unfair and oft critical analysis, recognizing the issues facing the domestic and global economies without reserving judgement. Through an interesting narrative framing, Swift paints a compelling image of an academic reviled by the nation, guiding his ship through the storm with bravado.
Using a simple implementation of a Markov Chain to process and generate sentences from Facebook chats
Using data analysis tools in python to determine the likelihood of the McRib returning based on lean hog commodity prices.