In the last post (Quantum Searching), we saw how quantum search works even without a quantum computer. In this post, … More

# Category: Math

# RSA Encryption and Quantum Computing

We are going to crack the RSA by finding the period of the ciphertext. Let m be the message, c … More

# Have You Seen A Half-Balloon?

Balloons come in all shapes and sizes but the shape the comes to mind when I hear the word balloon … More

# Counting the Fruits of the Tree, Part 2

Algorithm Complexity In the last post, we computed the probability distribution of the set of events that would occur when … More

# A Sound Correction

As I was taking my coffee over breakfast today, I realized that in the previous post, I did not incorporate … More

# New Year, New Heights and the Projectile

I spent my new year celebration at our friend’s place with 2 other colleagues. It was started with a dinner … More

# My Topological Trip To Baguio

Last weekend, we went up to Baguio, the summer capital of the Philippines, to escape the summer heat. As we … More

# Mt. Mayon’s Mathematical Beauty and Elegance

Mayon volcano refused to show its glory last weekend. It was like a beautiful but shy girl that hides her … More

# Chances Are

I just came from a great weekend escapade, with my wife and two colleagues, in one of the beautiful regions … More

# Reflecting on Convexity

Last Friday, I was told of a puzzle by my colleague that was given to him on an interview. The … More