# LegoLoom Part 2: Existing Work

After thinking for a bit about a mechanical device that computes a fake punched card for the 1800s Jaquard loom, I figured it appropriate to first look at mechanical logic done with Legos. Fortunately, some enterprising people have already created…

# LegoLoom Part 1: Background

The other weekend I experience the pleasure and fascination of visiting the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum. While there, my friend and I perused the loom room Weaver’s Barn. At first, I’m shocked that people spend time weaving, as…

# The Capitalist Religion

I was listening to Yuval Harari’s lecture series about his book Sapiens. He classified Capitalism as a religion and convinced me that I had already fully bought in. I’ve been practicing its creed without recognizing it as a religion. I…

# Statistical Measures

In the stats book that I used at college, A First Course in Probability (sixth ed) by Sheldon Ross, I found two problems that seem paradoxical when juxtaposed. Can you explain the opposite results? Ch 2 Axioms of Probability, Self-Test Exercise #15….