Uncertain Dots, Episode 7

In which we move out of the original trilogy, and into J.J. Abrams territory. Cue the lens flare!

This week's random assortment of topics includes travel, airports, physics models of loading and unloading planes, uses and abuses of curve fitting, odd stuff we get sent to review, and high-speed video cameras.

Miscellaneous links:
-- Rhett's Atlanta airport post.

-- The airplane loading study I was thinking of is Optimal boarding method for airline passengers, by Jason Steffen, from 2008.

--The Slo Mo Guys, Smarter Every Day, Veritasium.

--Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn by Amanda Gefter.

That's it for this week...


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