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Here's what my little simulation makes me think. Reflect upon the ideas of Richard Skelton and Robert Fitzooth. And maybe upon mine as well.

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(Apr 1, 2024)
Here's what my little simulation makes me think. Reflect upon the ideas of Richard Skelton and Robert Fitzooth. And maybe upon mine as well.
(Apr 1, 2024)
Let's clean up this code just a bit and then draw some conclusions about programming a thing like this. Clickbait: The technical conclusions are not what I thought they would be.
(Mar 30, 2024)
We recover quickly from a mistake last night, and get a nice histogram. I'm surely reading too much into this little simulation. Or am I?
(Mar 29, 2024)
Let's tune this thing up a bit. And let's try to avoid momentum calculations. P.S. The rich get richer.
(Mar 27, 2024)
I've been pecking away at the little simulation. Here's a report on status. We get some early results: the rich get richer.
(Mar 27, 2024)
"The rich get richer." I propose to pivot to implement a simple but interesting simulation. A good start after the usual trouble creating a new PyCharm project.
(Mar 26, 2024)
Mistakes? Technical Debt? Better ideas? All the above?
(Mar 25, 2024)
OK with that out of my system, what shall we code today? It goes so nicely, until oops.
(Mar 25, 2024)
I'm not out of ideas, but I am out of directions, and my momentum is low. What shall I do?
(Mar 23, 2024)
The swirl that is my life leads me to think about duplicates and such. Very speculative musings, no conclusion. Sort of Captain's Log Stardate 77691.1.
(Mar 21, 2024)
The statistics code is much better now. But a little widget might be just the thing. Turns into a medium-sized widget, but I think it's an improvement.
(Mar 21, 2024)
The statistics code runs, but is written in 1960's style—yes, I DO know what 1960's code looks like—and needs improvement. An interesting series of events with a fine result.
(Mar 20, 2024)
Commonly, when we group data by some criteria, we desire summary information about the groups: counts, totals, averages, and so on. We take a couple of nice steps before my brain is fried.
(Mar 19, 2024)
Yesterday's experiment with `group_by` seemed very successful. What does it tell us about what we're doing and what we should be doing? Bit of a retrospective.
(Mar 18, 2024)
Let's try an experiment, along the lines of my sketch at the end of this morning's article. It goes very well. Very well indeed!
(Mar 18, 2024)
I'm here for another step on the way to the grouping operator. I have at least one new realization going in. More than one coming out. Some code progress as well.
(Mar 17, 2024)
Time to push a bit further on the grouping operations. I don't get far before realizing that I need to break away and try again later. Not great, but good.
(Mar 16, 2024)
A bit of research into the past of Extended Set Theory suggests an interesting possibility for the future, and provides the joy of working something out on my own. Includes some possibly amusing history about how primitive man created such documents.
(Mar 15, 2024)
I'm continuing directly on from the preceding article, to create my XGroup implementation. It may turn out that a break was needed. We'll see.
(Mar 15, 2024)
This morning I'm working toward a join operator, by way of a grouping operator. I have vague ideas, and need some help from my code.