Its really easy to make a magic square: one where the horizontal totals and the vertical totals all add up to the same number. For example, here is a 5×5 magic square:
How to build one such magic square? You could build a 3×3, or a 7×7 one for example. The rules:
1. Start with writing 1 in the middle square
2. Keep moving diagonally upwards, increasing the number by 1 each time
3. If you move out of the square, roll over
4. If you hit a square already filled, move vertically downwards one square and keep moving
Economic Times has started a survey to find a symbol for the Indian currency similar to the Dollar symbol ($). The site shows some proposed designs, and the visitors can vote for one of those, or the visitors can provide their own suggestions.
To the left is the symbol proposed by me. Its based on Hindi rather than English, and has the Ashok Chakra which shows that the currency is progressive, just as the Euro symbol has two straight lines which signify stability.
Please let me know your thoughts, and suggest design changes.
Now the English word unjumbling service at unjumble.SeeingWithC.org is also available via Twitter. It can be accessed directly from the mobile phone using text sms messages. This is what you need to do:
Sign up on twitter if you do not already have an account.
If you want to use mobile phone, your number should be linked to it.
Send message “follow dwealth” (without quotes) to follow dwealth.
Send message “follow t411” (without quotes) to follow t411 which is the parent bot in use.
That’s it, for the setup (configuration)!
When you want to unjumble a word, send a message d t411 unj word where word is the word to be unjumbled to twitter. For example if you SMS
d t411 unj heepntla
you will get a response message containing the word “elephant”.
Please use this, and post comments. Also let me know what will make this more useful.
One of my friends mentioned that his colleagues had nicknamed him ‘the Computer’. I asked him if this was due to his prodigious brainpower and impressive multitasking skills. “No”, he admitted, “its because someone is always swearing at me and trying to get me to work.”
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