Sunday, October 01, 2023

## A quick quiz

I have to plan bus trip between point A and point B.The time it takes to travel between A and B is 35 minutes.I want to enable passengers from A to B and from B to A board on bus every 5 minutes. Quiz: How many buses do I need? If you’ve figured that out, […]

## Safe disposal of 6-pack rings killers

The six-pack yokes or rings are a set of connected plastic rings that are used in multi-packs of beverage and beer cans in the USA. These are discarded carelessly by most Americans and even though you might put them in recycle cans (if your city has the facility like mine does), they somehow end up […]

## Messaging/Communication

Which messaging worked better you think in each of the following situations? And why? Carwash Punchcard: Hotel Towel Reuse:

## Can you solve this? Pattern matching

Every now and then, when my brain is bored, I come up with quizzes (around logic and code). This one’s about logic…specifically about color and order of the colored titles.ย Can you solve it?

## Fill-up Tanks Quiz (Scratch)

Welcome back! You’ve surely seen images as below that appear online (internet sites, social media apps, etc.) ย In this Scratch app, I’ll demonstrate how to turn those static quiz images into an interactive, dynamic quiz application.   Ouput:ย  This is what a quick game play session looks like in this app. Design: First, I need […]

## Break Time…Cube inside a square!

Howdy, so this one I really enjoyed because it has so much practical applications…no? Ok, at least we should ALL know this! This question and solution comes from Quora. And I posted it also on my Quora blog, but don’t bother following me everywhere…this place is enough, so I’m posting it here as well. Challenge: […]

## If A=2, B = 10, C=30, D=68. what is E?

Hi again, time for a break ๐ Fun little quiz, nothing to lose your sleep over because you can solve in a minute or two if you think about it, and it’s NOT a trick question. It has a definitive answer. The problem: If A=2, B = 10, C=30, D=68. what is E? (Assuming A-Z […]

## How many thirds in a 3-quarter?

Recently Quora notified me with this question and I thought I’d do the honor of answering it first. So here’s the answer and explanation. Now, how about a different way solving it? Put another way, we can pose the problem as 1/3x = 3/4 and solve for x. If 1/3 = 0.333 (approx.) Then the […]

## Analytics From Text?

Yes. From simple text “dump” of data, we can do some amazing things. Well, that’s what they’re already doing…the data scientists and other variants. I only present a simple example of the possibilities here ๐ First, you should read my post about XML here. Then, I take that to another level here in this post. […]

## Which Day Were You Born?

Hi again, today I’ll show you how you can magically tell anyone what day of the week they were born! No matter how long ago, even if they even didn’t know ๐ The magic is in coding (I’ll use Python here) and its calendar module. The complete source is below along with a challenge at […]