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  • lundi 8 janvier 2018
  • How to Win at Risk: Exact Probabilities

    The classic board game Risk involves conquering the world by winning battles that are played out using dice. There are lots of places on the web where you can find out the odds of winning a battle given the number of armies that each player has. However, all the ones that I have seen do (...)
  • Finding X in Espresso: Adventures in Computational Lexicology

    When Does a Word Become a Word? “A shot of expresso, please.” “You mean ‘espresso,’ don’t you?” A baffled customer, a smug barista—media is abuzz with one version or another of this story. But the real question is not whether “expresso” is a correct spelling, but rather how spellings evolve and enter (...)
  • Spikey Bird: Creating a Flappy Bird Mod in the Wolfram Language

    An earlier version of this post appeared on Wolfram Community, where the creation of a game interface earned the author a staff pick from the forum moderators. Be sure to head over to Wolfram Community and check out other innovative uses of the Wolfram Language! If you like video games and (...)
  • jeudi 4 janvier 2018
  • Goodbye, 2017! It Was a Marvelous Year for Wolfram Research

    Whew! So much has happened in a year. Consider this number: we added 230 new functions to the Wolfram Language in 2017! The Wolfram Blog traces the path of our company’s technological advancement, so let’s take a look back at 2017 for the blog’s year in review. Announcing New Products and Features (...)
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  • lundi 18 décembre 2017
  • Creating Mathematical Gems in the Wolfram Language

    The Wolfram Community group dedicated to visual arts is abound with technically and aesthetically stunning contributions. Many of these posts come from prolific contributor Clayton Shonkwiler, who has racked up over 75 “staff pick” accolades. Recently I got the chance to interview him and learn (...)