A Visual Quine for Processing


There is a small easter egg in the TED talk that I gave last weekend, and it is a visual quine for Processing

Heart for micro:bit and Processing


A few weeks ago I attended a micro:bit hackathon organized by Teach Kids Coding and Open Zone for Experimental Informatics. Then this happened.

Fixed Point Fascination


I am infinitely fascinated by so called fixed points. My fascination does not stem from any particular mathematical result or fact, but rather from the beauty of the concept itself. Even though it is …

How many moves are needed to solve Rubik's Cube?


How many moves are needed to solve Rubik's Cube? How quickly can Rubik's cube be solved? Here's more on cube research and cube records! How many moves are needed to solve Rubik's Cube? A precise …

Friday the thirteenth is more likely than any other day of the week


When I heard that Friday the thirteenth was more likely than any other day of the week, I thought it was nonsense. Why on earth should it be so? I decided to check myself by writing a computer …

Did you think Rubik's cube was out of fashion?


Scientists are constantly finding out more about it. Rubik's Cube was invented in 1974 by Hungarian professor of architecture Ernő Rubik and is one of the most famous and iconic puzzles there is. …

Juggling and Mathematics


Why are so many mathematicians fascinated by juggling? Some well-known historical examples of researchers that have been drawn to juggling, and that have helped to develop mathematical theories for …

Did you know that you could hear numbers?


The world of music, consisting of sounds, tones and frequencies, is full of patterns. Here is a little video about the simplest patterns that exist and how we can hear numbers. For example, the video …

Happy π-day!


The number π is rightly a well-known, famous number surrounded by myths. Many have an almost religious relationship to this number, and many believe that it is by far the most beautiful and unique …

The Magical Patterns of Mathematics


It is a great pleasure for me to launch a video series today! It is called "Magical Patterns" and aims to inspire and create greater interest and curiosity for mathematics. Here, you will not find …

Mathematics and Understanding


There is currently a lot of talk about mathematics, standardized tests and Norwegian pupils' "mathematics skills". However, almost no one talks about what we actually mean when we say "mathematics", …

University of Oslo is at The Gathering


Report from the Viking Ship in Hamar It thunders in the Viking Ship when there is a show from the main stage at The Gathering. With a sound system of 200 000 Watts, it is important with ear plugs. …

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