# Tag: Brilliant

## Scientific Thinking: Pulleys

Simon was inspired by the Scientific Thinking course on Brilliant.org to create this pulley simulation in Algodoo. You can download Simon’s scene called “Pulleys” and play with it yourself. They … Continue reading Scientific Thinking: Pulleys

## Math for Neural Networks and Calculus Fundamentals via Brilliant.org

A little over a month ago, Simon picked up neural networks again (something he had tried a while ago but couldn’t grasp intuitively). He started the Artificial Neural Networks course … Continue reading Math for Neural Networks and Calculus Fundamentals via Brilliant.org

## Some more math tricks

Sometimes, Simon loves a trick or a puzzle so much he writes it down several times over the course of a couple of days. he also really enjoys teaching this … Continue reading Some more math tricks

## Brilliant’s Daily Challenges

Simon is doing an increasing load of Brilliant’s daily challenges. Some more recent challenges:

## Simon solving Brilliant’s daily challenges

Simon keeps thoroughly enjoying Brilliant’s approach to intelligence and learning (even though he sometimes dislikes the way the daily challenges are formulated). His latest stats: From the courses he has … Continue reading Simon solving Brilliant’s daily challenges

## Solving Logical Puzzles

The end of 2019 was packed with logic. Simon even started programming an AI that would solve logical puzzles, here is the beginning of this unfinished project (he switched to … Continue reading Solving Logical Puzzles

## Simon crafting a search engine with sticky notes

Simon working on a simplified version of a search engine, including just a few documents, and performing calculations to determine how many searches one should do to make creating an … Continue reading Simon crafting a search engine with sticky notes

## Brilliant Discussions

This is an example of the learning style that Simon enjoys most. He really likes doing the daily challenges on Brilliant.org. He later sometimes discusses them with other participants or … Continue reading Brilliant Discussions

## Simon having fun solving math puzzles on Twitter.

While in Southern France, Simon really enjoyed solving this puzzle (he originally saw in a Brilliant.org vid). He was so happy with his solution he kept drawing it out on … Continue reading Simon having fun solving math puzzles on Twitter.

## Doing Brilliant.org together with Neva

Simon teaching his sister Neva from the Mathematical Fundamentals course on Brilliant:

## Encoding and Cracking Codes in Python

Had great fun learning how to crack codes using Python! Simon is currently following the Programming with Python course on Brilliant.org and showed me how to see whether an encrypted … Continue reading Encoding and Cracking Codes in Python