# Fun Stuff

Here’s where I put links to fun, interesting, or weird things, including some of my personal projects!

### Interactive

A Boggle board & timer that I built with p5.js (the Processing language/framework using JavaScript syntax/notation). Check out the Boggle code. Preview:

Interactive Pascal’s Triangle, also made with p5.js. See the code for Pascal’s triangle here. Play with it below or view the Pascal’s triangle full-size.

Crochet Sphere Calculator ~ I wrote a JavaScript applet that generates instructions for a crocheted or knitted sphere, given a gauge and desired sphere diameter. Also includes a discussion of how the sphere calculations were done.

### Visuals

Vi Hart is a self-described mathemusician and longtime YouTuber. Vi makes interesting, accessible videos about all sorts of math-related things. If you’re overwhelmed by the variety and not sure where to start, the Doodling in Math Class videos are a good choice.

Simple, beautiful animated map of wind over the continental US. An almost meditative sight.

Weird, mesmerizing, and delightful 3D mathematical art by Henry Segerman. If you’ve ever wondered what a 3D printer is capable of, this might start to give you some answers.

### Good Reads

What does math look like to mathematicians? An article about visualizing mathematical ideas.

What Knitting Can Teach You About Math ~ looking at one college professor’s knitting-based math course.

Math riddle:

*There is a patch of lily pads covering a pond. The patch doubles in size every day. If it takes 48 days for the patch to cover the whole pond, how long does it take to cover half of the pond?*