I suddenly realised earlier that I can fill a Hex board with a random assortment of counters using the LaTeX package hexboard. I'm not sure this is useful, mind you! In fact, less sure the more I think about it...

Three journal special issues I'm aware of on university mathematics, statistics and OR teaching, learning, assessment, support, etc. during COVID:
- Restarting the new normal academic.oup.com/teamat/issue/
- Takeaways from teaching through a global pandemic tandfonline.com/toc/tmes20/53/
- Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic journals.gre.ac.uk/index.php/m

I'm an editor for one, editorial board for another and ex-editorial board for the third. Are there any others?

I'm used to right-clicking on a MathJax-rendered equation and getting a menu like this, but this doesn't work here. Is that deliberate? Is it something to worry about? @christianp?

We also made an environment to run through a game, with or without numbered pieces showing the order of play. Here the envionment is hexgame or hexgamelabels and moves are \hexmove{row}{column} (the player colour alternates).

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Do you know the game Hex? Do you use \(\LaTeX\)? Chris Sangwin & I wrote a package for drawing Hex boards and games called hexboard. It makes lovely diagrams like this.

‪Quote is from the latest BBC More or Less episode on Radio 4 (though a similar claim was made on the World Service edition of the programme). But isn't self-similarity about similarity at different scales, i.e. parts resembling the whole? Am I wrong?‬



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