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Recent content on ParametricityHugo -- gohugo.ioen-usFri, 19 Apr 2019 21:37:58 +0530The political economy of platforms
https://parametricity.com/posts/2020-platforms/
Sun, 03 May 2020 02:01:58 +0530https://parametricity.com/posts/2020-platforms/A platform for hamburgers. Think GrubHub. In this note, we’ll try to understand what is a platform, and whether they can be improved with a “coop” structure.About
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Fri, 19 Apr 2019 21:37:58 +0530https://parametricity.com/about/This is some static page where you can write about yourself.Dubious Arguments
https://parametricity.com/posts/2016-05-25-dubious-arguments/
Wed, 25 May 2016 02:01:58 +0530https://parametricity.com/posts/2016-05-25-dubious-arguments/There’s a famous dubious argument that “proves” the set of $\mathrm{Tree}$ of (planar, rooted) binary trees is in bijection with the set of $7$-tuples of trees $\mathrm{Tree}^6$.One reason why the interaction between addition and multiplication is the interesting part of number theory
https://parametricity.com/posts/2016-01-18-number-theory/
Mon, 18 Jan 2016 02:01:58 +0530https://parametricity.com/posts/2016-01-18-number-theory/I’ve often heard people say that the interesting part of number theory is the interaction between addition and multiplication, but I only yesterday realized one reason why that is, triggered by convincing myself that $a b = \mathrm{lcm}(a,b)\mathrm{gcd}(a,b)$ (a train of thought triggered by seeing the letters “GCD” graffitied on a wall in Chicago).Infinite Games in Hyperbolic Groups
https://parametricity.com/posts/2014-7-9-games/
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 02:01:58 +0530https://parametricity.com/posts/2014-7-9-games/The other day I was sitting in The Coop in Cambridge, reading a book on combinatorial games, and so naturally I started wondering about games played in groups, or on their Cayley graphs at least.2001 Frames: Markov model movie
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 02:01:58 +0530https://parametricity.com/posts/2013-1-21-2001-frames/If I say the word “swimming” to you, you’ve got a fair bit of information about what word I’m going to say next.