what Punk Rock OR is reading

  1. This science article about models of reality by Carrie Bradshaw from Sex & the  City is brilliant. “All models are wrong, but some are useful.”
  2. Mona Chalabi at FiveThirtyEight asks if the express line at the grocery store is really the fastest, examines queuing theory and the psychology of queuing. Fantastic!
  3. WIRED on perfect graphs, cliques, coloring books, and wedding guest table assignments.
  4. Ted Koppel appeared on The Diane Rehm Show on NPR to talk about the power grid, homeland security, and network interdiction [podcast]
  5. The lady loves statistics: an exercise to find the best chocolate to eat after swimming/not sweimming using classification and clustering methods
  6. Make your own domino artwork based on Bob Bosch’s optimization art models on the NEOS server! Mine is below.


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