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This is a blog about Simon, a young mathematician and programmer, and his little sister Neva

We write this blog together, share their projects and thoughts on their journey towards self-dicovery. They’re growing up in a supportive non-coercive learning environment. We deeply believe in interest-based, self-paced … Continue reading This is a blog about Simon, a young mathematician and programmer, and his little sister Neva

Yet unnamed tetris game/map editor hybrid thing

Simon here again. Lately, I’ve started taking tetris a lot more seriously. Back in May, I just randomly thought “remember tetr.io? I feel like I should have another try at … Continue reading Yet unnamed tetris game/map editor hybrid thing

A Boring Game?

It’s interesting how while gaming still bears a stigma in the eyes of many parents, gaming environments are essential playgrounds where both important new tech is born and tested and … Continue reading A Boring Game?

How much information = How many yes/no questions

Simon and dad were having a discussion about how difficult it is to solve a 3×3 blindfolded and whether that requires a different set of skills than simply solving a … Continue reading How much information = How many yes/no questions

Pretzel Mania 2022 πŸ₯¨

We had so much fun at Simon’s first official cubing competition in Pennsylvania over the weekend! It was a treat in itself to finally attend an event where children are … Continue reading Pretzel Mania 2022 πŸ₯¨

Infinite Cake Recipe

It was Simon’s birthday yesterday and we whipped together another geeky bake! This time, Simon based his geeky bake on the famous Missing Square Puzzle, involving two arrangements made of … Continue reading Infinite Cake Recipe

Sudoku Player in p5.JS and Why JS is Weird

After writing our blog together earlier this week, stipulating how bad some folks are at finishing projects, Simon sat down and programmed a Sudoku player in just two hours! You … Continue reading Sudoku Player in p5.JS and Why JS is Weird

Jelly is Sticky, Collision is Tricky

Now that Simon has his desktop spot again, he seems to be back in his element, devoting many hours a day to a project, then getting a new idea, starting … Continue reading Jelly is Sticky, Collision is Tricky

Our First Month in the US

It has been exactly a month since our first day in Boston. Our heads and my phone are about to burst from the sheer number of impressions and stimuli we … Continue reading Our First Month in the US