It is pretty easy to tell what the UK has been upto during the coronavirus lockdown, virtual pub quizzes! Obviously the scale of the two units, Google search hits (as a fraction of the most hits) and COVID-19 are very different. So I’ve taken a simple Z-transform to plot the data on the same scale.
I am a keen player of Fantasy Football. Not only is the game huge fun (and very addictive) it also provides an excellent opportunity to play around with a whole host of mathematics. I posted a controversial thread on Twitter which has been reasonably popular (100k views, 90 retweets, 225 likes, 110 comments on Reddit
Today everyone celebrates being confused why the 14th March (14/3) is celebrated as Pi Day. Instead let us celebrate what it should really be: Feigenbaum Delta Day.
The TV show “Pointless” is based around correctly guessing obscure answers to questions. Season 5, Episode 48 had a question about England goalkeepers.
My model now gives Brazil odds of >1/3 that they will win the World Cup.
It is fair to say that during England’s (fantastic) World Cup win over Colombia last night I had my “heart in my mouth”. It was rather nerve-racking! Fortunately I was wearing my Fitbit and was able to download the timestamped data. The celebration when Dier scored was epic.
With the end of the group stage of the World Cup we’ve lost half of the teams and it’s time to update our predictions.
By default the TalkTalk router blocks access to the TeamViewer website/app. Fortunately it is easy to stop it.
Quick update on the World Cup model following the 2nd round of group fixtures.
This is a very specific post, most people will want to skip over it entirely. It is about how to install the ionosphere/thermosphere model TIE-GCM on Ubuntu computers using gfortran.