Shameless self-promotion

If you happen to be in or near Carlisle, PA tomorrow (Friday, October 17, 2008, 6:00-7:30), come by the Whistlestop Bookshop. I’ll be signing copies of my new book Euler’s Gem. Light refreshments will be served.

The eyeballing game

A friend of mine sent me a link to the Eyeballing Game, presumably because it looks mathematical. At a glance it does look like geometry, but really it is a test to see how well you can recognize when geometric images are correctly aligned. Here’s what the creator of the website (a woodworker) wrote: Some…