## 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

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# Tag: math

## Unexpected Value

## On Machine Learning and Self-Directed Learning

## How much information = How many yes/no questions

## Analyzing Random Numbers

## Impressions of Our Last Month in Europe

## The Game

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

## MathVizz, an equation visualization tool

## Gorgeous Numbers

## Math Visualization: Factors

## Neva has started creating her own puzzles on CodinGame

## Simon Shares his Derivatives Tricks: Visualizing Calculus

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

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

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

Neva and I are waiting in Simon’s bedroom to do the traditional bedtime reading, but he is stuck at his computer. When I go to fetch him I see he … Continue reading Analyzing Random Numbers

During our last month in Europe, Simon has been flirting with pure math again, trying to find possible answers to complex questions. Doodling during our bedtime reading, he drew a … Continue reading Impressions of Our Last Month in Europe

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 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

In the short video below, Simon explains MathVizz, an equation visualization tool he has just made together with his friends Abhay and Sarvagya. Simon was responsible for the functionality and … Continue reading MathVizz, an equation visualization tool

I come back from the hummus take-away and hear Neva say: Mom, we’ve discovered something! We’ve discovered what the first number above zero which is less than the sum of … Continue reading Gorgeous Numbers

Simon is visualizing factors in GeoGebra. This graph visualizes how many factors a number has. If a number is higher on the graph than any number to the left of … Continue reading Math Visualization: Factors

CodinGame is a fun and social way to learn to code. Neva has been practicing in both speed solving other people’s coding challenges and authoring her own math-based puzzles for … Continue reading Neva has started creating her own puzzles on CodinGame

It never seizes to mesmerize me how Simon sees math. So many times has he solved math problems or proved theorems relying on visual, geometric illustrations instead of bluntly applying … Continue reading Simon Shares his Derivatives Tricks: Visualizing Calculus