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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Chinese New Year

Today is the first day of the year of the rabbit according to the Chinese calendar. The spring festival has begun.


Friday, February 11, 2011

Palindrome date

Today is a palindrome date for the date format DD-MM-YYYY, because for today it gives 11-02-2011, and also for the date format (D)D-(M)M-YY, because for today it gives 11-2-11.


Saturday, February 12, 2011

18000 days

Yesterday, I accidently discovered after visting the site of Rob Nugen that today, I will be 18000 days old. Rob Nugen found my site because yesterday was a palindrome date and I wrote something about it.


Monday, February 14, 2011

Admission

Today, Li-Xia was admitted in a nursing home as a result of the progression of her Alzheimer's Disease. In the past year she started to fail in the area of personal care and needed more and more support. Due to tensions, Annabel stayed with other families for 18 months in the past two years. I spend a long time struggling with finding the right moment for her admission. Of course, Li-Xia objected against the admission when we confronted her. I did talk about it in the past days, but did not make it very explicit. When I phoned this evening, I heard that Li-Xia had calmed down and that she had laughed already.


Thursday, February 24, 2011

Book

This evening, I bought the book Ben je ervaren?, the Dutch translation of Are You Experienced? by William Sutcliffe for € 1.99 from bookshop De Slegte.


Monday, February 28, 2011

Shortcoming in Sat-3 algorithm

Vladimir Romanov has admitted in a comment to his open letter that his polynomial algorithm for Sat-3 contains a shortcoming which requires an amendment. This means that so far he did not proof P=NP. It is quite likely that the amendment will never be completed.


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