Chronology of Updates (1996)

November 8
1995
Got my Home Page on line.
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April 8
1996
Added the Probability page with a random number generator
April 10
1996
Coded the Monty Hall Dilemma.
April 12
1996
Added a Square Coloring problem, a follow-up to the Magic Squares game.
April 18
1996
Coded the Three Pancakes problem.
April 30
1996
Added the Web Math Poll page.
May 8
1996
Added an Hour Glass problem, a follow-up to the Three Glasses one.
May 11
1996
Added Cryptarithm #10. From now on, in addition to letters, stars (asterisks) are allowed and stand for generic integers.
May 12
1996
Added Cryptarithm #11.
May 12
1996
Started this page to reflect the ongoing changes. The page is truly under construction.
May 13
1996
Added solutions to the Hour Glass problem.
May 17
1996
Added Ken Ross' solution to the Four Travelers problem.
May 18
1996
Added the Funny Arithmetic page.
June 4
1996
Added a letter from Anne Palmer Johnson to the Math Poll page. Also added a fourth solution to the Hour Glass Problem
June 13
1996
Added a Guest Book
June 23
1996
Added a page of quotations supporting the Web Math Poll.
June 29
1996
Added a collection of proofs of the Pythagorean Theorem.
July 5
1996
Completed (for now) the Pythagorean page and added a Java applet to demonstrate one of the proofs (due to Euclid).
July 7
1996
Started a Generalizations page and declared the site "Under emergency repair".
July 10
1996
Updated
July 17
1996
Switched to a framed layout with a fixed toolbar. Added buttons to this page, Generalizations' page, Guest book, and the Hour Glass Problem
July 20
1996
Extended 4x4 coloring problem.
Added Table of content and replaced Front Page
Added a construction problem
July 23
1996
Started the Eye Opener Series
July 27
1996
Added Disappearing Lines and
Sliders puzzles
July 30
1996
Added Sam Loyd's fifteen
August 1
1996
Added An Impossible Page and a discussion on the Sliders puzzle.
August 9-11
1996
Started the Analog Gadget page and added Peaucellier Linkage and Angle Trisection pages and Bertrand's Paradox to the Probability page.
August 17
1996
Started the Cycloids page, added some discussion to Bertrand's Paradox and added a simple Bear cubs page.
August 19
1996
Started (finally) the Other sites page. It's no longer a secret - I am not alone. Good for you.
August 28
1996
Put last touches to the cycloids page and added a short page on the Intermediate Value Theorem.
August 30-31
1996
Added a Josephus Flavius game and a discussion on a special case of hypocycloids.
September 2
1996
Added Tower of Hanoi page
September 6
1996
Added Four 4's and Three 3's pages
September 8
1996
Updated the Generalizations page with a discussion on the Ceva's Theorem pages
September 9
1996
Updated the Generalizations page with a discussion on divisibility by 81
September 11
1996
Added "Do you know that..." banner to the content page.
September 18
1996
Started Do you know that... page with links to a Page of Pi and Moebius Strip page
September 21
1996
Added an avi movie that demonstrates creation of the Moebius Strip
September 22-24
1996
Added a Shortcut page to list avi and, potentially, VRML resources on this site. Started the Knots page. Added knot formation movies
September 28
1996
Added Shapes of constant width to the Do you know that... and started the Coincidence page.
September 29
1996
Added a discussion on the Isoperimetric Theorem and Inequality
October 2
1996
Started a narrative page devoted to numbers with a link to Do you know that... page
October 9
1996
Finished the numbers page. At least for now.
October 13
1996
Started The CTK Exchange. Everyone is welcome to ask or answer questions.
October 14
1996
Added the Regular polyhedra discussion to Do you know that... page
October 15-20
1996
Added the Construction with the Compass Only page
October 19
1996
Made a couple of avi movies - creation of a torus and Klein's bottle.
October 20
1996
Started the Paper Strip page to present the movies in a unified manner.
October 27
1996
Started the Plane Filling Curves page.
November 1
1996
Updated my Sliders game so that it can be played not only on torus but also on the Klein bottle and Projective plane.
November 2
1996
Added the Fif game to the Games page.
Also, started the In a few words... page.
November 9
1996
Added the What's next? puzzle.
November 10
1996
Added the Fractal curves and dimension page.
Finished the Plane Filling Curves page.
November 11
1996
Started answering a long overdue question from the Inventor's Paradox page.
November 12
1996
Added another discussion to the long neglected Inventor's Paradox page.
November 18
1996
There is no stopping it now. Added generalization of the criteria for divisibility by 9 and 11 to the no longer neglected Inventor's Paradox page.
November 21
1996
Refreshed the "Do you know that..." banner. Started the second Do you know page.
November 23
1996
Inaugurated the second Do you know page with a discussion on regions with fractal boundaries and properties of implication.
November 25
1996
Continued with the second Do you know page. Added a discussion on continuity of functions and uselessness of Mathematics.
November 28
1996
Continued with the second Do you know page. Added a discussion on the impossibility of defining a complete order on complex numbers.
December 1
1996
Added a discussion on how the Mandelbrot set indexes Julia sets
December 3
1996
Added a discussion on chaos.
December 5
1996
Started a discussion on distance, things far and near.
December 8
1996
Modified Sam Loyd's fifteen. Now the board size is changeable.
Added the Lucky 7 puzzle to the Eye Opener series.
December 11
1996
Added the Happy 8 puzzle to the Eye Opener series.
December 14
1996
Added the Blithe 12 puzzle to the Eye Opener series.
Started a Graph Theory page to explain how these puzzles work.
December 16
1996
Added the Puzzles on graphs page
December 17
1996
Added the Permutation page
December 19
1996
Added the Transposition page, and, based on it, upgraded results for the Fifteen and Sliders puzzles.
December 24
1996
Started a page on topological curiosities
December 28
1996
Added a page on topological preliminaries
December 29
1996
Added a list of books cited on this site. Bibliography in short.
December 31
1996
Added a page on shredding the torus

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