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Coastline Fair Value

Posted 04-17-2009 at 02:05 PM by maggid
Updated 04-19-2009 at 03:54 AM by maggid

Close your eyes and take a guess at the Australian coast length? Answer : 'Exactly' 25,760 km.
  • Right, according to Wikipedia
  • Wrong! Because the exact coast length depends on the length of your ruler!
If you would measure the Australian coastline with a 1-mm ruler, you would get a length of more than 100 .000 km!

This leads to the question:

Does a 'coastline fair value' exist?

After all, as the ruler gets diminishingly small, the coastline's length...
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Okay, so we have blogs now...

Posted 08-12-2008 at 01:47 AM by Tom

All users now have the ability to keep their own blog. Simply click on the link to the left that says "Post to your Blog" under "Options" and give it a try.

It's still a little bit on the new side of things, but rest assured, I'll be adding a few more features to spruce them up a bit.

Have fun with them, but also keep in mind that the same rules apply to the blogs. Abuse them and enjoy a free banning complements of me.

-Tom ...
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