Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Research, grr, arg. Went through yet another few cycles today of

  • "hm, this is an interesting problem" to
  • "aha, I have a clever solution" to
  • "yes, this is really quite clever, I shall roundly pat myself on the back once I check it thoroughly" to
  • "oh, wait, it has this little glitch in case 296 of 298" to
  • "where is my beautiful house and why is there this flat pile of cards where it used to be".

Getting awfully frustrating, since the mistakes always seem like they arise from the same reason, but I can't articulate what it is.
Tags: math, work

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    Something that's bugged me for a long time is this: How many paths, starting at the origin, taking N steps either up, down, left or right, end up at…

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    Didn't sleep well. Long day of work. Dinner with akiva at hanamichi.

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    K was going to do a thing for her dad's birthday, but scheduling kept slipping and slipping so I guess we're going to try doing it tomorrow instead.

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