Reached Level 2 on Project Euler!

I’m very happy to have reached level 2 in Project Euler by solving my 50th problem last week! It was problem #55, counting the number of Lychrel numbers less than 10000. Although I had a goal of reaching level 3 this year, I’m glad I could reach 2nd level by end of this year. I … more

Special Date – 09/09/09

When written in the form mm/dd/yy, we get only 12 such dates in a century! The odds of seeing such dates this century is 12/36525 = 0.033%. Also, the odds are so much skewed towards the earlier part of the century. Another interesting fact about last such date – On 08/08/08, the Chinese decided to … more

Fractal Christmas Tree on Your Mobile – My Christmas Gift to You

Fractal Christmas Tree on Your Mobile - My Christmas Gift to You

Jad and Jar files: Christmas.jad, Christmas.jar Source: Christmas.zip Here is a little gift from a geek to fellow geeks. This fractal Christmas tree can be run on your mobile phone. It is written using Java ME, utilizing the amazing LWUIT toolkit from Sun. You can configure various parameters and change the look of the tree.