Happy 2023 Cubed!

Simon has kicked the year off with a 3×3 pb on New Year’s Eve and three new cubing competitions, in Cambridge and Lexington, MA and in Bristol, Connecticut. The Cambridge … Continue reading Happy 2023 Cubed!

Advent of Code

Simon’s way to celebrate the holiday season is by taking part in the Advent of Code, a month-long marathon of daily problem solving challenges organized by software engineer Eric Wastl. … Continue reading Advent of Code

Minesweeper

In November and early December, Simon spent quite a few hours working on a clone of the new puzzle game 14 Minesweeper Variants. The puzzle generation algorithm he had to … Continue reading Minesweeper

Unexpected Value

The expected value is not necessarily the value you should expect, Simon has proven to me today. It started from a morbid story about a dangerous attraction in Kyoto. We … Continue reading Unexpected Value

On Machine Learning and Self-Directed Learning

In mid-September, Simon spent a couple days learning how to build a Feed Forward Neural Network, together with a friend. It all started after the friend shared a cool business … Continue reading On Machine Learning and Self-Directed Learning

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

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

Predictions and Plans

Late December is always a great time to dream about the future. How fast will the internet become? What will be the actual speed our future data will travel? Below … Continue reading Predictions and Plans

The Game

I’m too excited to sleep. I’m excited about the game. I’m excited about our future games. I’m excited about the games we will play. And I’m excited about the milkshake … Continue reading The Game

Latest Projects: Digital Art, Game Clones, Eucledea Clone, learning the new discord.js

Latest Collab: Circle Soup 2 Simon and Abhay created this “Circle Soup 2” yesterday, an interactive digital painting where you can control the number and type of circles and even … Continue reading Latest Projects: Digital Art, Game Clones, Eucledea Clone, learning the new discord.js

The kids made their first app: Colorful Calculator

They worked on this together for a week and voila, here is their first real app, a calculator with beautiful color design, which they called “Colorful Calculator”. They also came … Continue reading The kids made their first app: Colorful Calculator

How many water molecules are there?

Simon and Neva don’t like going to the beach, which breaks my heart. But on the rare occasions I do manage to talk everyone into a family trip to the … Continue reading How many water molecules are there?