Category: Science

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How Land Surveying Works

You’ve likely seen someone wearing a safety orange vest peering through a contraption on a tripod on the side of a road. You probably know that they are surveying land, but what exactly they are doing. This video explains how to do your own survey.

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A Hyperloop Between Washington And New York?

Billionaire Elon Musk has announced he has verbal approval to build a high-speed hyperloop from Washington, D.C., to New York City. He hasn’t informed government officials… but it’s never wise to count Musk out.

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Lambda Calculus

We’ve been hearing the term “lambda” a lot more in software development in the last few years: lambda functions in LINQ and AWS Lamdas. Computerphile has an explanation of Lambda Calculus and its impact on computer science.