Quicksort as a dance. Via James Fallows.
I have a subscription to Harper’s and try to solve the cryptic crossword each month in the vain hope that I will win a free year’s subscription. The puzzles back to 1976 have been posted online.
Tesla and the lone inventor myth.
My friend (and ex-fellow actor) Stephen Larson‘s project OpenWorm was written up in Wired UK.
Max has an important reminder about stochastic kernels and conditional probabilities.