“Mom, I have the feeling I’m the Ramanujan or Paul of the 21st century”.
Simon showing math magic tricks at Easter celebrations with extended family and Dad’s colleagues:
Simon: The expression of the probability that A wins includes the probability that A wins. Me: Aren’t you getting a headache from this? Simon: I’m used to this recursive stuff. … Continue reading Recursive Stuff
Inspired by a Numberphile video, where Simon learned the technique to express the Fibonacci sequence in musical notes.
This weekend Simon told me he came up with this rule that if you take two denominators that make rational fractions when you divide one by those denominators and you … Continue reading Simon’s Rational Fractions Rule
Note: See the update at the bottom of this post! We’ve had quite a dramatic situation here for the past couple of days, after Simon turned Daniel Shiffman’s Evolutionary Steering … Continue reading Evolutionary Steering Behaviors Game
Simon told me about two butterflies trying to mate: “One is attracted to the other one and the other one is repelled from it!” He added that he’d already built … Continue reading Simon and the Butterflies
Simon talking to himself in English, lying on the floor under his desk, his chair upside down next to him: “Am I also 4D? Probably, because I live through time…” … Continue reading And some of the latest quotes:
Funny how, even when training some pretty straightforward (and boring) arithmetic or Dutch reading, Simon tries to introduce more complex notions like here, the floor, ceiling and round functions while … Continue reading Looking for math everywhere
At an open air swimming pool: And just pondering about today’s projects in the morning:
Last night Simon had this social experience like never before: for the first time in his life, he followed a long (nearly 3 hrs) live programming session and actively participated … Continue reading On Social Development