To Atlanta!

Having thrown some red meat with that last post, I guess it's time to leave town. So, tomorrow I'll be flying down to Atlanta to participate in the Gathering For Gardner Conference. Lucky me! That's Martin Gardner, for those not in the know. The conference brings together mathematicians, magicians, puzzle makers and other supercool nerdy types. I'll be back on Sunday, so blogging will resume at that time. Sunday Chess Problem will be taking the week off.

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Excellent, Jason! I will be at the conference as well and hope to chat with you.

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