# Entropy of iPhone headphone cables (an excuse to experiment with WP-LaTeX)

**Posted:**June 2, 2011 |

**Author:**tech0x20 |

**Filed under:**geek humor, math |

**Tags:**LaTeX, math, thermodynamics | Comments Off on Entropy of iPhone headphone cables (an excuse to experiment with WP-LaTeX)

Why is it that iPhone earbuds seem to tangle with so many more hopeless tangles than any other cables?

Of course, this whole exercise was an excuse to play with LaTeX and the WP-LaTeX plugin.

I also managed to find a nice LaTeX cheat sheet in the process.

# Everything in math comes down to calculus

**Posted:**October 18, 2010 |

**Author:**tech0x20 |

**Filed under:**geek humor |

**Tags:**calculus | Comments Off on Everything in math comes down to calculus

Everything else is a generalization. Take, for example, the formula for the area of a rectangle:

In reality, this is the result of the equation:

Where the length of the rectangle lies along the y-axis, and the width along the x-axis

See? Isn’t that simple, and a much more *accurate* representation of the area of a rectangle?

I thought so.

# Same old grind / a new day / gotta work / for the pay / Burma-shave

**Posted:**October 20, 2008 |

**Author:**tech0x20 |

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