## Phillip Smith

C#, Python, , Mathematics

## Blog Posts

## A simple mathematical optimisation in Tool-Assisted Speedrunning

A few years ago, I was an active member of an online community called Tool-Assisted Speedrunning. During this time, there were many interesting mathematical topics that members discussed. I want to talk a bit about the theoretical optimisations that can be done within Tool-Assisted Speedrunning. Or at least one simple one that I proposed, which…

Keep reading## Nearest equi-decimal neighbour problem

Recently, I was thinking about square numbers. There are all kinds of numbers which are interesting, with some kind of unique property. I’d argue that one of the most common examples would be the number . By definition: . I wondered if other numbers were perhaps more complex but equally mysterious.

Keep reading## A blogging first

I have never blogged before since I never felt I fit within a community of people who would find interest in the kinds of things I think about. Nowadays, however, I find myself wanting a place to put my work and thoughts to look back and see how I have grown as a person and…

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