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Fatal (?) Landslide in L’Epiphanie, Quebec, 29 January 2013
Sadly, it appears that two quarry workers were buried by a landslide that occurred at L’Epiphanie, Quebec on Tuesday, 29 January, 2013. From the available video and photos at ctv.ca, it appears that sensitive clay failed near the quarry and … Continue reading
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Buying and selling a house, some thoughts from an “experienced” mover
My wife is in the military, as was I for the first part of my career, and a key aspect of the military lifestyle is frequent transfers. I’ve had the pleasure of living on both coasts of Canada, on the … Continue reading
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Prime Numbers on the Backburner….
Most of my previous posts dealt with patterns in prime numbers, which is a topic that attracted a lot of my spare time over the past year. I need to get back to interests that align more closely with my … Continue reading
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Elaboration of the Recursive Pattern in Developing the Primes
In earlier posts, for example this one: http://www.petequinnramblings.wordpress.com/2011/12/13/amoreefficientimplementationoferatosthenessieve/ (sorry I can’t figure out how to insert hyperlinks) I have described a recursive pattern that captures the mechanics of the sieve of Eratosthenes in apparently much simpler form, leading to a … Continue reading
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On the Error between my estimate for pi(Pn^2) and Pn^2/ln(Pn^2)
I’m rather excited about a minibreakthrough, although I can’t yet make a definitive claim about its significance. I’ve previously provided an estimate for the number of primes less than Pn^2 as: PQ(Pn^2) = Pn^2 x (product for i=1 to n … Continue reading
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Binary Representations of Inverted Primes – Continued
I’ve generated the binary representations of a few more inverted primes, from 37 to 67, to investigate whether the observed patterns continue. In the following, I’ve used superscripts to represent multiple 1’s or 0’s, as illustrated for 1/37: I’ve noted … Continue reading
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Binary Representations of Inverted Primes
I have been reading a book by Manfred Schroeder called “Fractals, Chaos, Power Laws” and in it he uses binary numbers to explore a variety of patterns, including some involving the Fibonacci numbers, the golden mean, etc. This got me … Continue reading
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