The boys return to think about the structure of a quiz show round, they learn how to queue effectively and they investigate the best tunings for guitars.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Only Connect Loops
- Adding a Teller \n
- Alternative Tunings \n

Queuing Blog

\nCabbage Tuning

\nUnder the Bridge Tuning

\nDavid's Kingdom Heart Video Series

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nInfeasible App Ideas by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Only Connect Loops \r\n- Adding a Teller\r\n- Alternative Tunings\r\n","date_published":"2020-06-15T22:30:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/41e031a7-32bd-4559-bb36-b606ed15608e.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mpeg","size_in_bytes":62697955,"duration_in_seconds":3918}]},{"id":"0df109bc-bb0c-4bc4-9919-517e2d0b99b0","title":"#31 - Cards, Competitions and Celebrations (w/ Matthew Scroggs)","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/31","content_text":"The boys are in the same room, and they have a guest! They talk about an awful tennis tournament mixup, a teeny tiny card game and the primest day of the year.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nQuantum Go Fish\nAmateur-Professional Tennis Tournament Problem\nPrime Day\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nSome divisbility criteria\nThe Trachtenburg System\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nGuest\nMatthew - http://mscroggs.co.uk/\n\nEditing by Alex\nInvisible playing cards supplied by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323Special Guest: Matthew Scroggs.","content_html":"The boys are in the same room, and they have a guest! They talk about an awful tennis tournament mixup, a teeny tiny card game and the primest day of the year.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Quantum Go Fish \n
- Amateur-Professional Tennis Tournament Problem \n
- Prime Day \n

Some divisbility criteria

\nThe Trachtenburg System

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Guest

\nMatthew - http://mscroggs.co.uk/

Editing by Alex

\nInvisible playing cards supplied by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

Special Guest: Matthew Scroggs.

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Quantum Go Fish\r\n- Amateur-Professional Tennis Tournament Problem\r\n- Prime Day","date_published":"2019-11-09T18:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/0df109bc-bb0c-4bc4-9919-517e2d0b99b0.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":73200016,"duration_in_seconds":4574}]},{"id":"936d1ccb-66ea-4824-9d14-ae8a6cd6181e","title":"#30 - Delta-Y, Diversity and Dynamics","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/30","content_text":"The boys sit down with an infinite box of resistors, worry just how diverse their business is and think through the peculiar physics of balloons.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nResistor Mathematics\nHow to Measure Diversity\nBalloon in a Car\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nThe XKCD Resistor Problem we Mention\nAn article I wrote which uses Δ-Y transformations for calculating resistance\nThe Diversity Formula\nAn article I wrote about Simpson's Paradox\nThe Sprinkler Problem\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nFish schematics by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys sit down with an infinite box of resistors, worry just how diverse their business is and think through the peculiar physics of balloons.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Resistor Mathematics \n
- How to Measure Diversity \n
- Balloon in a Car \n

The XKCD Resistor Problem we Mention

\nAn article I wrote which uses Δ-Y transformations for calculating resistance

\nThe Diversity Formula

\nAn article I wrote about Simpson's Paradox

\nThe Sprinkler Problem

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nFish schematics by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Resistor Mathematics\r\n- How to Measure Diversity\r\n- Balloon in a Car","date_published":"2019-07-14T11:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/936d1ccb-66ea-4824-9d14-ae8a6cd6181e.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":51476587,"duration_in_seconds":3217}]},{"id":"3c59031d-fcea-441a-abcb-7c6250b2d62c","title":"Mini Episode: Bidding Game","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/30a","content_text":"Here's something a little different. Over at Aperiodical they are running the Big Internet Math Off 2019, where 16 mathematicians present pitches to compete in a tournament. We were very pleased to be nominated to take part. For this round we thought we'd do what we do best, albeit in smaller, snack sized portion.\n\nWe are up against Grant Sanderson of 3Blue1Brown which is a channel that we both love. You can find both of our pitches here, where if you like what you hear we would very much appreciate your support by voting for Alaric.\n\nMost importantly, here is the file that my student Ed Ceney created so you can try to come up with the best strategy yourself.\n\nThe paper outlining the original experiment can be found here.\n\nNormal episodes will resume shortly.","content_html":"Here's something a little different. Over at Aperiodical they are running the Big Internet Math Off 2019, where 16 mathematicians present pitches to compete in a tournament. We were very pleased to be nominated to take part. For this round we thought we'd do what we do best, albeit in smaller, snack sized portion.

\n\nWe are up against Grant Sanderson of 3Blue1Brown which is a channel that we both love. You can find both of our pitches here, where if you like what you hear we would very much appreciate your support by voting for Alaric.

\n\nMost importantly, here is the file that my student Ed Ceney created so you can try to come up with the best strategy yourself.

\n\nThe paper outlining the original experiment can be found here.

\n\nNormal episodes will resume shortly.

","summary":"A Bonus Episode made for the Big Internet Math Off","date_published":"2019-07-05T09:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/3c59031d-fcea-441a-abcb-7c6250b2d62c.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":17571274,"duration_in_seconds":732}]},{"id":"a6a7b2d5-28ed-4622-b0c2-610c4c377150","title":"#29 - Pyramids, Pitches and Pumps","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/29","content_text":"The boys are back for season two! They try ramping Pascal's Triangle up a couple of dimensions, consider the physics of how we control volume and attempt to help out someone with a fishy problem.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nPascal's Pyramid\nSound Quality\nFish Tank Siphoning\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nCuboctohedron Stacking\nSphere Packing Systems\nColouring in Pascal's Triangle in mod 3, 4 and 5\nSierpinski's Pyramid\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nQuasi-analytic classes with respect to logarithmically convex sequences by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys are back for season two! They try ramping Pascal's Triangle up a couple of dimensions, consider the physics of how we control volume and attempt to help out someone with a fishy problem.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Pascal's Pyramid \n
- Sound Quality \n
- Fish Tank Siphoning \n

Cuboctohedron Stacking

\nSphere Packing Systems

\nColouring in Pascal's Triangle in mod 3, 4 and 5

\nSierpinski's Pyramid

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nQuasi-analytic classes with respect to logarithmically convex sequences by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Pascal's Pyramid\r\n- Sound Quality\r\n- Fish Tank Siphoning","date_published":"2019-06-10T01:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/a6a7b2d5-28ed-4622-b0c2-610c4c377150.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":64875105,"duration_in_seconds":4054}]},{"id":"6e0310ac-fe83-4f21-8131-141206c14b04","title":"#28 - Rugby, Rolling and Robots","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/28","content_text":"The boys help organise a rugby training scheme, set robots upon an infinite hotel and discover some lovely patterns in the probability of Snakes and Ladders.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nRugby Training Problem\nBusy Beavers\nGamble Shambles\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nArticles written by Alaric on Langton's:\n\n\nLoops (Introduction)\nLoops (Evolving)\nAnt\n\n\nBusy Beaver on Wikipedia\nNoether's Theorem\nThe Music Episode\n\nMaths Jam (that you should totally be attending)\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nAppreciation of the phrase Busy Beavers by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys help organise a rugby training scheme, set robots upon an infinite hotel and discover some lovely patterns in the probability of Snakes and Ladders.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Rugby Training Problem \n
- Busy Beavers \n
- Gamble Shambles \n

Articles written by Alaric on Langton's:

\n\n\n\nBusy Beaver on Wikipedia

\nNoether's Theorem

\nThe Music Episode

Maths Jam (that you should totally be attending)

\n\nHosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nAppreciation of the phrase Busy Beavers by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Rugby Training Problem\r\n- Busy Beavers\r\n- Gamble Shambles","date_published":"2019-03-16T02:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/6e0310ac-fe83-4f21-8131-141206c14b04.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":89703552,"duration_in_seconds":5606}]},{"id":"601b3194-a8c4-4f1f-a899-071352cab953","title":"#27 - Strangers, Scaling and Scores","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/27","content_text":"The boys partake unto an unwavering curiousity as to who is friends with whom. Infinite-dimensional animals are discussed, and they ponder the potentially undue rewards of chess pros.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nRamsey's Theorem\nScaling\nSports and Games Rating\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nScale by Geoffrey West\nGoblin Game Spreadsheet\nQuantum Computing Video\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nThe actual good questions by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys partake unto an unwavering curiousity as to who is friends with whom. Infinite-dimensional animals are discussed, and they ponder the potentially undue rewards of chess pros.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Ramsey's Theorem \n
- Scaling \n
- Sports and Games Rating \n

Scale by Geoffrey West

\nGoblin Game Spreadsheet

\nQuantum Computing Video

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nThe actual good questions by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Ramsey's Theorem\r\n- Scaling\r\n- Sports and Games Rating","date_published":"2019-02-14T00:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/601b3194-a8c4-4f1f-a899-071352cab953.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":66864590,"duration_in_seconds":4178}]},{"id":"c8040226-13be-4169-80e7-84b442af20b5","title":"#26 - Geometry, Goblins and Getting to Pubs","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/26","content_text":"The boys find themselves on the wrong side of the mathematical orthodoxy, rejecting the concepts of distance and angles, before immediately forgetting about that and using distances and angles to solve a problem.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nRational Geometry\nGoblin Game\nCar Pool Problem\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nIntroduction to Rational Geometry Overview by Norman Wildberger\nThe Video in his Lecture Sequence which covers some of the topics we discussed on our show\nThe 5 Laws of Rational Geometry\nGoblin Game\nNew Prime Discovered\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nCalls for radical overthrowing of the establishment by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys find themselves on the wrong side of the mathematical orthodoxy, rejecting the concepts of distance and angles, before immediately forgetting about that and using distances and angles to solve a problem.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Rational Geometry \n
- Goblin Game \n
- Car Pool Problem \n

Introduction to Rational Geometry Overview by Norman Wildberger

\nThe Video in his Lecture Sequence which covers some of the topics we discussed on our show

\nThe 5 Laws of Rational Geometry

\nGoblin Game

\nNew Prime Discovered

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nCalls for radical overthrowing of the establishment by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Rational Geometry\r\n- Goblin Game\r\n- Car Pool Problem","date_published":"2019-01-28T00:15:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/c8040226-13be-4169-80e7-84b442af20b5.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":69463879,"duration_in_seconds":4341}]},{"id":"8b6232c4-3557-4ac4-b24d-e2bd13c29a3a","title":"#25 - Codes, Coins and Criss-Crosses ","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/25","content_text":"Here's a copy of the puzzle that Alaric wrote for the conference: Chyptic Chossword\n\nThe boys play games, join a secret circle and put up the Christmas lights :)\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nWythoff's Game\nA Christmas Cipher\nZig Zag Lights\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nWythoff's Game on Wikipedia\nA good blog article about Wythoff's Game and the Golden Ratio\nLittle Orphan Annie Scene\nLittle Orphan Annie image album\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nInvention of Christmas (the concept thereof) by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"Here's a copy of the puzzle that Alaric wrote for the conference: Chyptic Chossword

\n\nThe boys play games, join a secret circle and put up the Christmas lights :)

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Wythoff's Game \n
- A Christmas Cipher \n
- Zig Zag Lights \n

Wythoff's Game on Wikipedia

\nA good blog article about Wythoff's Game and the Golden Ratio

\nLittle Orphan Annie Scene

\nLittle Orphan Annie image album

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nInvention of Christmas (the concept thereof) by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Wythoff's Game\r\n- A Christmas Cipher\r\n- Zig Zag Lights","date_published":"2018-12-24T03:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/8b6232c4-3557-4ac4-b24d-e2bd13c29a3a.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":68976956,"duration_in_seconds":4310}]},{"id":"68ad7848-2bf2-4815-bd48-1ff9adbeecca","title":"#24 - Shamir's, Sums and Seatings","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/24","content_text":"The boys celebrate a year of the podcast, try to get a hold on some of the weirder polygonal numbers and debrief after big maths jam. \n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nTrapezium Numbers\nShamir's Shared Secrets\nVampire and Werewolf Lies\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nCatriona Shearer's Geometry Puzzles on Twitter\nMathigon's Tweet about Trapezium Numbers\nAn Article on Properties of Trapezium Numbers\nAlaric's Lock Gates Article\nA Good Quality Shamir's Shared Secrets Article\nThe Vampire and Werewolf MAT Question\nThe Answers to the MAT Question\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nSilver Service at the Vampire-Werewolf Symposium by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys celebrate a year of the podcast, try to get a hold on some of the weirder polygonal numbers and debrief after big maths jam.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Trapezium Numbers \n
- Shamir's Shared Secrets \n
- Vampire and Werewolf Lies \n

Catriona Shearer's Geometry Puzzles on Twitter

\nMathigon's Tweet about Trapezium Numbers

\nAn Article on Properties of Trapezium Numbers

\nAlaric's Lock Gates Article

\nA Good Quality Shamir's Shared Secrets Article

\nThe Vampire and Werewolf MAT Question

\nThe Answers to the MAT Question

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nSilver Service at the Vampire-Werewolf Symposium by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Trapezium Numbers\r\n- Shamir's Shared Secrets\r\n- Vampire and Werewolf Lies","date_published":"2018-12-15T00:45:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/68ad7848-2bf2-4815-bd48-1ff9adbeecca.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":62656577,"duration_in_seconds":3915}]},{"id":"b5eaa555-8891-4c52-909d-a7dc70e64924","title":"#23 - Ants, Arcs and Awkward Patterns","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/23","content_text":"The boys get to the bottom of a neat pattern that suddenly breaks, contort their limbs into strange shapes in the name of Plato and attempt a very satisfying problem involving some spiders and an ant.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nFactorial Terminating Digits\nMaking Polyhedra with your Limbs\nSpiders and an Ant Pursuit Puzzle\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nNice PDF of the Solution to the Partitions Problem by André Malraux\nAlaric's Puzzle from the Conference\nPlatonic Solids to Stare at during Sections 2 and 3 of the Show\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nFervent attempts to keep on top of responding to emails for the show by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys get to the bottom of a neat pattern that suddenly breaks, contort their limbs into strange shapes in the name of Plato and attempt a very satisfying problem involving some spiders and an ant.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Factorial Terminating Digits \n
- Making Polyhedra with your Limbs \n
- Spiders and an Ant Pursuit Puzzle \n

Nice PDF of the Solution to the Partitions Problem by André Malraux

\nAlaric's Puzzle from the Conference

\nPlatonic Solids to Stare at during Sections 2 and 3 of the Show

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nFervent attempts to keep on top of responding to emails for the show by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Factorial Terminating Digits\r\n- Making Polyhedra with your Limbs\r\n- Spiders and an Ant Pursuit Puzzle","date_published":"2018-11-26T01:15:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/b5eaa555-8891-4c52-909d-a7dc70e64924.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":53553008,"duration_in_seconds":3346}]},{"id":"31d21ef7-e016-49a1-b305-f6b2d9f3976e","title":"#22 - Pandemics, Padovan’s and Pumpkins","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/22","content_text":"The boys get as spooky as they can with cellular automata, have a maths conversation about maths conversations and can't get past the fact that Brunnian and Borromean sound too similar.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nZombies and Vampires\nThe Maths of Conversations\nBrunnian Pumpkin Carving\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nFollow Up\n\nMaths Jam Annual Gathering Page\nThe Shade (Alex's New Podcast)\n\nMaths From the Show\n\nSIR Model Introduction by Alaric\nSIR Model You Can Play With\nBorromean Rings\nBrunnian Links (more generalised)\nPochhammer's Countour\nA Classic Video on Brunnian Links (in the form of snakes), by Vi Hart\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nFollowing of the brief: bring halloween problems by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys get as spooky as they can with cellular automata, have a maths conversation about maths conversations and can't get past the fact that Brunnian and Borromean sound too similar.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Zombies and Vampires \n
- The Maths of Conversations \n
- Brunnian Pumpkin Carving \n

Maths Jam Annual Gathering Page

\nThe Shade (Alex's New Podcast)

SIR Model Introduction by Alaric

\nSIR Model You Can Play With

\nBorromean Rings

\nBrunnian Links (more generalised)

\nPochhammer's Countour

\nA Classic Video on Brunnian Links (in the form of snakes), by Vi Hart

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nFollowing of the brief: bring halloween problems by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Zombies and Vampires\r\n- The Maths of Conversations\r\n- Brunnian Pumpkin Carving","date_published":"2018-10-31T02:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/31d21ef7-e016-49a1-b305-f6b2d9f3976e.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":62593465,"duration_in_seconds":3912}]},{"id":"533cc901-fb0c-48a4-ab40-63e0dfe921d0","title":"#21 - Torque, Truth and Time Signatures","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/21","content_text":"The boys settle a dicussion about a bike that Alaric has been aching to talk about for a fortnight, Alex finally brings up music and then they both dive down the Gödel rabbit hole with some puzzles.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nBike Pedals\nTime Signatures\nTaking an Offer Puzzles\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nFollow Up\n\nVisualisation of the Codepad Solution from Tom Verduyn\nMaths Jam Annual Gathering Page\nThe Shade (Alex's New Podcast)\n\nMaths From the Show\n\nVisuals of the Two Cycloids Mentioned: Prolate and Curtate\nVideo of the Bike Moving\nUnusual Time Signatures\nForever Undecided: A Puzzle Guide to Gödel The book I talk about in the third part of the show. It's great.\nThe Gödel Sentence on Wikipedia (Related to the puzzle)\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nIncomplete knowledge of incompleteness theorems by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys settle a dicussion about a bike that Alaric has been aching to talk about for a fortnight, Alex finally brings up music and then they both dive down the Gödel rabbit hole with some puzzles.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Bike Pedals \n
- Time Signatures \n
- Taking an Offer Puzzles \n

Visualisation of the Codepad Solution from Tom Verduyn

\nMaths Jam Annual Gathering Page

\nThe Shade (Alex's New Podcast)

Visuals of the Two Cycloids Mentioned: Prolate and Curtate

\nVideo of the Bike Moving

\nUnusual Time Signatures

\nForever Undecided: A Puzzle Guide to Gödel The book I talk about in the third part of the show. It's great.

\nThe Gödel Sentence on Wikipedia (Related to the puzzle)

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nIncomplete knowledge of incompleteness theorems by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Bike Pedals\r\n- Time Signatures\r\n- Taking an Offer Puzzles","date_published":"2018-10-19T03:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/533cc901-fb0c-48a4-ab40-63e0dfe921d0.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":69544127,"duration_in_seconds":4346}]},{"id":"dfc7a748-4ce4-4160-a7a3-7ab64b69a270","title":"#20 - Tangles, Twists and Trots","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/20","content_text":"The boys design algorithms to generate puzzles on graphs, spiral out into some polar coordinate calculus and gallop their way through some juggling notation.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nUntangling Planar Graphs\nThe Length of Spirals\nJuggling and Horse Gaits\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nA Picture of Untangle\nThe Criteria for Planarity\nThe Two Spirals in Desmos (a graphing calculator)\nArc Length in Polar Form Derivation\nJakob Bernoulli's Gravestone\nHorse Gaits on Wikipedia\nNegative Juggling Simulator\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nRather fitting spiral anecdote by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys design algorithms to generate puzzles on graphs, spiral out into some polar coordinate calculus and gallop their way through some juggling notation.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Untangling Planar Graphs \n
- The Length of Spirals \n
- Juggling and Horse Gaits \n

A Picture of Untangle

\nThe Criteria for Planarity

\nThe Two Spirals in Desmos (a graphing calculator)

\nArc Length in Polar Form Derivation

\nJakob Bernoulli's Gravestone

\nHorse Gaits on Wikipedia

\nNegative Juggling Simulator

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nRather fitting spiral anecdote by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Untangling Planar Graphs\r\n- The Length of Spirals\r\n- Juggling and Horse Gaits","date_published":"2018-09-26T02:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/dfc7a748-4ce4-4160-a7a3-7ab64b69a270.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":88365665,"duration_in_seconds":3681}]},{"id":"6d73b6df-4b2f-48f6-a6f7-27b425d797d3","title":"#19 - Probability, Pubs and Power","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/19","content_text":"The boys delve into some stats and game theory problems, ending with a classic from Conway.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nDominion Probabilities\nThe Cheapest Beer in Prague\nThe Angel Problem\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nDominion Probabilities Article\nThe Generalised Coupon Collecting Formula in [Wolfram Alpha](www.wolframalpha.com) Type this into input: sum from j=0 to 25 of ((-1)j(25 choose j)(((25-j) choose 10)/(25 choose 10))8)\n(I couldn't directly link because the % signs in the URL were messing up our site linking. Apologies for the mess.\nThe Secretary Problem\nThe Angel Problem (by Alaric)\nJames Grime's Video on the Codepad Problem\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nBack to school vocals by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys delve into some stats and game theory problems, ending with a classic from Conway.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Dominion Probabilities \n
- The Cheapest Beer in Prague \n
- The Angel Problem \n

Dominion Probabilities Article

\nThe Generalised Coupon Collecting Formula in [Wolfram Alpha](www.wolframalpha.com) Type this into input: sum from j=0 to 25 of ((-1)^{j}(25 choose j)(((25-j) choose 10)/(25 choose 10))^{8)}

\n(I couldn't directly link because the % signs in the URL were messing up our site linking. Apologies for the mess.

\nThe Secretary Problem

\nThe Angel Problem (by Alaric)

\nJames Grime's Video on the Codepad Problem

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nBack to school vocals by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Dominion Probabilities\r\n- The Cheapest Beer in Prague\r\n- The Angel Problem","date_published":"2018-09-10T00:15:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/6d73b6df-4b2f-48f6-a6f7-27b425d797d3.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":78940267,"duration_in_seconds":3289}]},{"id":"271fedb3-60fb-45ee-9c8a-ad4b1e003dee","title":"#18 - Pads, Plato and Pirates","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/18","content_text":"The boys move seemlessly between high philosophy and pirate jokes in this eclectic episode.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nKeypad Code Guessing\nPlatonism vs Formalism\nPirate Plunder Puzzle\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nPirate Plunder Puzzle\nPrisoners in Rainbow Hats\nZ-Order Curves\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nDreams of being a philosopher pirate by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys move seemlessly between high philosophy and pirate jokes in this eclectic episode.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Keypad Code Guessing \n
- Platonism vs Formalism \n
- Pirate Plunder Puzzle \n

Pirate Plunder Puzzle

\nPrisoners in Rainbow Hats

\nZ-Order Curves

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nDreams of being a philosopher pirate by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Keypad Code Guessing\r\n- Platonism vs Formalism\r\n- Pirate Plunder Puzzle","date_published":"2018-08-15T23:45:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/271fedb3-60fb-45ee-9c8a-ad4b1e003dee.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":83239186,"duration_in_seconds":3468}]},{"id":"9c408fa0-595e-4aa5-b102-9118d6ce2020","title":"#17 - Caps, Cracks and Kaprekar's Constants","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/17","content_text":"The boys try their hands at problems provided by the listeners in today's special episode.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nPrisoners in Hats\nKaprekar's Constant\nGeneralised Egg Dropping\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nPrisoners in Rainbow Hats\nIslander Paradox\nKaprekar's Constant\nGeneral Egg Problem Solution\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nToo many Hat Problem anecdotes by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys try their hands at problems provided by the listeners in today's special episode.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Prisoners in Hats \n
- Kaprekar's Constant \n
- Generalised Egg Dropping \n

Prisoners in Rainbow Hats

\nIslander Paradox

\nKaprekar's Constant

\nGeneral Egg Problem Solution

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nToo many Hat Problem anecdotes by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Prisoners in Hats\r\n- Kaprekar's Constant\r\n- Generalised Egg Dropping","date_published":"2018-07-23T02:30:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/9c408fa0-595e-4aa5-b102-9118d6ce2020.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":54977043,"duration_in_seconds":3396}]},{"id":"93977cde-0683-4062-987e-c1db3675a40c","title":"#16 - Algorithms, Adding and Adders ","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/16","content_text":"The boys both have problems which involve complicating the process of adding. Also snakes.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nFRACTRAN\nNegative Bases\nPolycube Snakes\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nFRACTRAN\nAdding in Negative Bases\nQuarter-Imaginary Base\nFascinating Turing Complete Magic the Gathering\nArticle on Polycube Snakes\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nKnuth Pronunciation by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys both have problems which involve complicating the process of adding. Also snakes.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- FRACTRAN \n
- Negative Bases \n
- Polycube Snakes \n

FRACTRAN

\nAdding in Negative Bases

\nQuarter-Imaginary Base

\nFascinating Turing Complete Magic the Gathering

\nArticle on Polycube Snakes

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nKnuth Pronunciation by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- FRACTRAN\r\n- Negative Bases\r\n- Polycube Snakes","date_published":"2018-07-09T02:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/93977cde-0683-4062-987e-c1db3675a40c.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":50355604,"duration_in_seconds":3107}]},{"id":"b3ca38fb-25d2-409a-85e8-373ddde00a37","title":"#15 - Sofas, Secrets and Sizzling String","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/15","content_text":"The boys both choose to take a medley of problems on the same theme, then solve a puzzle ridiculously quickly.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nMoving Sofa Problem\nZero Knowledge Grab Bag\nThe Fuse Problem\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nMoving Sofa Problem\nKakeya's Needle\nMoser's Worm\nTwo Fuses Problem\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nAll the right answers, but not the right right answers by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys both choose to take a medley of problems on the same theme, then solve a puzzle ridiculously quickly.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Moving Sofa Problem \n
- Zero Knowledge Grab Bag \n
- The Fuse Problem \n

Moving Sofa Problem

\nKakeya's Needle

\nMoser's Worm

\nTwo Fuses Problem

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nAll the right answers, but not the right right answers by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Moving Sofa Problem\r\n- Zero Knowledge Grab Bag\r\n- The Fuse Problem","date_published":"2018-06-25T01:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/b3ca38fb-25d2-409a-85e8-373ddde00a37.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":47582081,"duration_in_seconds":2933}]},{"id":"17e183b8-0293-4e1a-846c-be7515c8b990","title":"#14 - Guesses, Geometry and Grover's Algorithm","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/14","content_text":"The boys go on serious diversions. Alex fails to use a computer properly.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nDigital Mastermind\nCheers\np2 - 1 mod 24\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nGrover's Algorithm\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nPuzzlemancy by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys go on serious diversions. Alex fails to use a computer properly.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Digital Mastermind \n
- Cheers \n
- p
^{2}- 1 mod 24 \n

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nPuzzlemancy by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Digital Mastermind\r\n- Cheers\r\n- p^2 - 1 mod 24","date_published":"2018-06-21T02:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/17e183b8-0293-4e1a-846c-be7515c8b990.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":43859704,"duration_in_seconds":2701}]},{"id":"f51947d9-2cc9-43b2-a556-1ffae45e3f42","title":"#13 - Byzantines, Blockchain and Boats","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/13","content_text":"The boys pretend to be from the holy roman empire and tell a story about a snake\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nNomic\nByzantine Generals Problem\nJealous Husbands River Crossing\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nNomic Starting Rules Document\nByzantine Generals PDF\nMissionary and Cannibal Style Problems Wikipedia Page\nInteresting jstor Article about the Jealous Husbands Problem\nA beautiful visualisation of the Plane Problem solution by Tom Verduyn \n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEditing by Alex\nTales from the logical beyond by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys pretend to be from the holy roman empire and tell a story about a snake

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Nomic \n
- Byzantine Generals Problem \n
- Jealous Husbands River Crossing \n

Nomic Starting Rules Document

\nByzantine Generals PDF

\nMissionary and Cannibal Style Problems Wikipedia Page

\nInteresting jstor Article about the Jealous Husbands Problem

\nA beautiful visualisation of the Plane Problem solution by Tom Verduyn

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Editing by Alex

\nTales from the logical beyond by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Nomic\r\n- Byzantine Generals Problem\r\n- Jealous Husbands River Crossing","date_published":"2018-06-04T03:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/f51947d9-2cc9-43b2-a556-1ffae45e3f42.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":63782601,"duration_in_seconds":3946}]},{"id":"2623447f-cd43-4084-ac0b-6de2c66f8373","title":"#12 - Ducks, Deals and Doku","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/12","content_text":"The boys shout about Texans and prove they've solved something but they won't tell you how.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nEmail Bidding Game\nZero Knowledge Sudoku\nDuck Pond Probabilities\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nEmail Bidding Game\nDuck Pond Problem with pictures\nThe Hardest Problem on The Hardest Test by 3Blue1Brown\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nOminous apocalyptic hum by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys shout about Texans and prove they've solved something but they won't tell you how.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Email Bidding Game \n
- Zero Knowledge Sudoku \n
- Duck Pond Probabilities \n

Email Bidding Game

\nDuck Pond Problem with pictures

\nThe Hardest Problem on The Hardest Test by 3Blue1Brown

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nOminous apocalyptic hum by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Email Bidding Game\r\n- Zero Knowledge Sudoku\r\n- Duck Pond Probabilities","date_published":"2018-05-06T23:00:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/2623447f-cd43-4084-ac0b-6de2c66f8373.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":53831806,"duration_in_seconds":3324}]},{"id":"ce9bc16d-8422-4420-b1a9-5b4a781e96ca","title":"#11 - Dwarves, Drinking and Deserts","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/11","content_text":"The boys record another face-to-face special with a puzzle heavy focus. They also work through several problems of the carrying resources genre.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nLewis Carroll's Dwarven Puzzle\nBlood Alcohol Level Modelling\nThe Petrol Station Problem \n\n\nShow Notes\n\nLewis Carroll Dwarven Problem\nCamel Crossing Problem\nPlanes Around the World Problem\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nIdolisation of Puzzling Heroes by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys record another face-to-face special with a puzzle heavy focus. They also work through several problems of the carrying resources genre.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Lewis Carroll's Dwarven Puzzle \n
- Blood Alcohol Level Modelling \n
- The Petrol Station Problem \n

Lewis Carroll Dwarven Problem

\nCamel Crossing Problem

\nPlanes Around the World Problem

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nIdolisation of Puzzling Heroes by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed:\r\n\r\n- Lewis Carroll's Dwarven Puzzle\r\n- Blood Alcohol Level Modelling\r\n- The Petrol Station Problem","date_published":"2018-04-24T00:15:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/ce9bc16d-8422-4420-b1a9-5b4a781e96ca.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":58816596,"duration_in_seconds":3635}]},{"id":"673f3f14-2abd-4e6a-ad93-718a0a5bc610","title":"#10 - Stacks, Splitting and Seating","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/10","content_text":"The boys have been playing computer games and have each found maths in the machine.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nMinecraft Grid Numbers\nStack Thirding\nPlane Seat Puzzle\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nA Good Analysis of the Actual Maths of the Plane Seat Problem\nImages of Our Various 1-ln2 Proofs On Twitter\nThomas Veness' Solutions to the Scrabble Permutations:\n['ait', 'tai', 'ita']\n['ary', 'yar', 'rya']\n['ash', 'has', 'sha']\n['ask', 'kas', 'ska']\n['asp', 'pas', 'spa']\n['ate', 'eat', 'tea']\n['chi', 'ich', 'hic']\n['dso', 'ods', 'sod']\n['eat', 'tea', 'ate']\n['een', 'nee', 'ene']\n['eth', 'het', 'the']\n['hic', 'chi', 'ich']\n['hoo', 'oho', 'ooh']\n['ich', 'hic', 'chi']\n['kas', 'ska', 'ask']\n['noo', 'ono', 'oon']\n['zzz', 'zzz', 'zzz']\n['nala', 'anal', 'lana', 'alan']\n['nana', 'anan', 'nana', 'anan']\n['sese', 'eses', 'sese', 'eses'] \n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nGenuine mathematical rigour by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys have been playing computer games and have each found maths in the machine.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Minecraft Grid Numbers \n
- Stack Thirding \n
- Plane Seat Puzzle \n

A Good Analysis of the Actual Maths of the Plane Seat Problem

\nImages of Our Various 1-ln2 Proofs On Twitter

\nThomas Veness' Solutions to the Scrabble Permutations:

\n['ait', 'tai', 'ita']

\n['ary', 'yar', 'rya']

\n['ash', 'has', 'sha']

\n['ask', 'kas', 'ska']

\n['asp', 'pas', 'spa']

\n['ate', 'eat', 'tea']

\n['chi', 'ich', 'hic']

\n['dso', 'ods', 'sod']

\n['eat', 'tea', 'ate']

\n['een', 'nee', 'ene']

\n['eth', 'het', 'the']

\n['hic', 'chi', 'ich']

\n['hoo', 'oho', 'ooh']

\n['ich', 'hic', 'chi']

\n['kas', 'ska', 'ask']

\n['noo', 'ono', 'oon']

\n['zzz', 'zzz', 'zzz']

\n['nala', 'anal', 'lana', 'alan']

\n['nana', 'anan', 'nana', 'anan']

\n['sese', 'eses', 'sese', 'eses']

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nGenuine mathematical rigour by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics discussed:\r\n\r\n- Minecraft Grid Numbers\r\n- Stack Thirding\r\n- Plane Seat Puzzle\r\n","date_published":"2018-04-09T01:45:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/673f3f14-2abd-4e6a-ad93-718a0a5bc610.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":61964454,"duration_in_seconds":3832}]},{"id":"3364c797-8466-4295-bdfe-b0d148927dac","title":"#9 - Cows, Counting and Chin Ups","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/9","content_text":"In a special face to face edition of the podcast the boys stumble over a sequence involving cows, look at number systems in other languages and try to optimise Alaric's regime for loading and unloading a barbell.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nNarayana's Cows\nWelsh Numbers\nWeightlifting Maths\n\n\nLinks\n\nNarayana's Cows Sequence\nNarayana's Cows in Pascal's Triangle\nMaths Jam\nDifferent Languages' Number System Complexities\nAlex's Youtube Channel on Trig\nAlaric's Overdesigned Workout Spreadsheet\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nToken attempts to maintain our social media by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"In a special face to face edition of the podcast the boys stumble over a sequence involving cows, look at number systems in other languages and try to optimise Alaric's regime for loading and unloading a barbell.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Narayana's Cows \n
- Welsh Numbers \n
- Weightlifting Maths \n

Narayana's Cows Sequence

\nNarayana's Cows in Pascal's Triangle

\nMaths Jam

\nDifferent Languages' Number System Complexities

\nAlex's Youtube Channel on Trig

\nAlaric's Overdesigned Workout Spreadsheet

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nToken attempts to maintain our social media by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics discussed\r\n\r\n- Narayana's Cows\r\n- Welsh Numbers\r\n- Weightlifting Maths","date_published":"2018-03-27T00:30:00.000+01:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/3364c797-8466-4295-bdfe-b0d148927dac.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":62306740,"duration_in_seconds":3854}]},{"id":"7ad2aaa4-d1da-4b19-9491-872f3905f840","title":"#8 - Snakey, Scrabble and Sieve","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/8","content_text":"The boys make two new friends called Snakey and Alex\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nHarary Tic-Tac-Toe\nPrime Scrabble\nAlaric's Sieve\n\n\nLinks\n\nPicture of Alaric's Sieve\nAlex Zorn's Diagram (which we failed to describe well in the medium of audio)\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nMartin Gardner references by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys make two new friends called Snakey and Alex

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Harary Tic-Tac-Toe \n
- Prime Scrabble \n
- Alaric's Sieve \n

Picture of Alaric's Sieve

\nAlex Zorn's Diagram (which we failed to describe well in the medium of audio)

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nMartin Gardner references by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics discussed\r\n\r\n- Harary Tic-Tac-Toe\r\n- Prime Scrabble\r\n- Alaric's Sieve","date_published":"2018-03-15T00:15:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/7ad2aaa4-d1da-4b19-9491-872f3905f840.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":75984113,"duration_in_seconds":4708}]},{"id":"fddfda25-c854-4a87-904b-5e2e68815025","title":"#7 - Water, Winter and Watson","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/7","content_text":"The boys get experimental with tea and get as close as they ever will to covering sport.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nTea Cooling\nOlympic Rankings\nSherlock Holmes Puzzle\n\n\nShow Notes\n\n2012 Olympics Per Capita plus Analysis\nNobel Laureattes Per Capita\n100 Labelled Boxes\nUseful page on shockwaves from @Murkee\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nExperiments of dubious worth by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys get experimental with tea and get as close as they ever will to covering sport.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Tea Cooling \n
- Olympic Rankings \n
- Sherlock Holmes Puzzle \n

2012 Olympics Per Capita plus Analysis

\nNobel Laureattes Per Capita

\n100 Labelled Boxes

\nUseful page on shockwaves from @Murkee

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nExperiments of dubious worth by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed\r\n\r\n- Tea Cooling\r\n- Olympic Rankings\r\n- Sherlock Holmes Puzzle","date_published":"2018-02-26T02:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/fddfda25-c854-4a87-904b-5e2e68815025.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":58712707,"duration_in_seconds":3629}]},{"id":"a0dce5e8-683d-46cd-a8a2-fea97bc47991","title":"#6 - Princesses, Ponds and Poker Puzzles","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/6","content_text":"The boys get scared thinking about getting lost in space but feel better by the time they re-imagine ducks as triangles.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nThe Princess Monster Game\nDuck Wakes\nA Poker Puzzle\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nThe Princess Monster Game on Wiki\nThe Princess Monster Game on an Interval Partial Solution\nPolya’s Random Walk Coefficients \nPoker Puzzle\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nExistential angst about space supplied by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys get scared thinking about getting lost in space but feel better by the time they re-imagine ducks as triangles.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- The Princess Monster Game \n
- Duck Wakes \n
- A Poker Puzzle \n

The Princess Monster Game on Wiki

\nThe Princess Monster Game on an Interval Partial Solution

\nPolya’s Random Walk Coefficients

\nPoker Puzzle

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nExistential angst about space supplied by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics discussed\r\n\r\n- The Princess Monster Game\r\n- Duck Wakes\r\n- A Poker Puzzle","date_published":"2018-02-13T01:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/a0dce5e8-683d-46cd-a8a2-fea97bc47991.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":48751090,"duration_in_seconds":3006}]},{"id":"665d9e7a-3ce2-451b-8e0f-ad6f586b6bb7","title":"#5 - Factors, Figures and Words With Friends","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/5","content_text":"The boys think about designing better Scrabble then don't. Also they geek out over this one book for like half the episode.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nThe Number of Factors Sequence\nScrabble Boards\nGödel, Escher, Bach\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nScrabble Trivia\nWords With Friends and Scrabble Boards\nGödel, Escher, Bach PDF\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nScrabble anecdotes supplied by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys think about designing better Scrabble then don't. Also they geek out over this one book for like half the episode.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- The Number of Factors Sequence \n
- Scrabble Boards \n
- Gödel, Escher, Bach \n

Scrabble Trivia

\nWords With Friends and Scrabble Boards

\nGödel, Escher, Bach PDF

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nScrabble anecdotes supplied by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics discussed\r\n\r\n- The Number of Factors Sequence\r\n- Scrabble Boards\r\n- Gödel, Escher, Bach","date_published":"2018-01-28T23:45:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/665d9e7a-3ce2-451b-8e0f-ad6f586b6bb7.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mp3","size_in_bytes":63258909,"duration_in_seconds":3913}]},{"id":"2bb2ef20-abcf-456b-a7af-2e4188017adf","title":"#4 - Farthings, Fizz and Food Boards","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/4","content_text":"The boys solve money, stare at bubbles and get a bit confused on a problem involving a Lazy Susan.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nChange and the Coin Problem\nBeer Bubbles\nThe Blind Waiter Problem\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nLegal Tender\nThe Coin Problem\nMersenne Primes\nThe Blind Waiter Problem Part 1 and Part 2\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nTrivia about coins supplied by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys solve money, stare at bubbles and get a bit confused on a problem involving a Lazy Susan.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Change and the Coin Problem \n
- Beer Bubbles \n
- The Blind Waiter Problem \n

Legal Tender

\nThe Coin Problem

\nMersenne Primes

\nThe Blind Waiter Problem Part 1 and Part 2

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nTrivia about coins supplied by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics discussed\r\n\r\n- Change and the Coin Problem\r\n- Beer Bubbles\r\n- The Blind Waiter Problem","date_published":"2018-01-16T00:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/2bb2ef20-abcf-456b-a7af-2e4188017adf.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mpeg","size_in_bytes":77716919,"duration_in_seconds":4817}]},{"id":"d1db630d-481f-41a5-8954-44ff61e8d7e3","title":"#3 - Rationality, Reddit and Recurrence","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/3","content_text":"The boys follow up on the Christmas episode. Also, four more things, some of which actually get answered.\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com\n\nTopics discussed\n\n\nRationality of g\nTop Posts of All Time\nGame of Life Towers\nOnline Now Status\n\n\nShow Notes\n\nReddit top posts of all time\nIntroduction to Game of Life\nGame of Life in Game of Life\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nSoul of the show generated by Alaric\n\nTheme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323","content_html":"The boys follow up on the Christmas episode. Also, four more things, some of which actually get answered.

\n\nTwitter - https://twitter.com/OddsAndEvenings

\nWebsite - http://www.oddsandevenings.com

- \n
- Rationality of g \n
- Top Posts of All Time \n
- Game of Life Towers \n
- Online Now Status \n

Reddit top posts of all time

\nIntroduction to Game of Life

\nGame of Life in Game of Life

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nSoul of the show generated by Alaric

Theme music by David Russell - https://youtube.com/DavidRussell323

","summary":"Topics Discussed\r\n\r\n- Is Big G Rational,\r\n- Top Posts of All Time,\r\n- Game of Life Towers\r\n- Online Now?\r\n","date_published":"2017-12-31T20:00:00.000+00:00","attachments":[{"url":"https://aphid.fireside.fm/d/1437767933/b3fcc274-493e-4d2e-87a4-3d1ae3127c05/d1db630d-481f-41a5-8954-44ff61e8d7e3.mp3","mime_type":"audio/mpeg","size_in_bytes":63257227,"duration_in_seconds":3913}]},{"id":"0499b03a-3f38-4f06-81be-f22e20225429","title":"#2 - Advent Calendars, Combinatorics and Christmas ","url":"http://www.oddsandevenings.com/2","content_text":"The boys attempt to Christmas. Will they solve anything? Maybe!\n\nOdds and Evenings\n\nShow Notes\n\nhexagons r bae\n\nCredits\n\nHosted By \nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords\n\nEdited by Alex\nActual usable content by Alaric","content_html":"The boys attempt to Christmas. Will they solve anything? Maybe!

\n\nhexagons r bae

\n\nHosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords

Edited by Alex

\nActual usable content by Alaric

Tetrahedra Being Disappointing

\nTruels

\nPentagons and Hexagons

Hosted By

\nAlaric - http://alaricstephen.com

\nAlex - http://twitter.com/speakmouthwords