There’s this fairly popular social media site I frequent which has a small blue square logo with the letter “f” to one side. Over the past few days, I noticed that I’ve been getting a large number of notifications on this site (not that I normally don’t, given how undeniably popular I am, as you can tell from the way I’m sat here on a Sunday evening writing a blog post). Every morning, I’ll awake to a sharp ping on my phone, indicating that either someone wants to communicate with me in some way, or there’s a particular event which might take my interest. Grabbing my phone with vivid anticipation, I’m immediately disheartened to see that “Yanhao and 3 others have their birthdays today. Help them celebrate!” It’s not that I’m not appreciative of Yanhao’s date of birth, I just don’t want to be seeing the same thing every single day (Psst… don’t tell him, but I don’t actually know when his birthday is).
You are delegated the task of designing a new motorway system to connect three towns that form the vertices of an equilateral triangle. Don’t worry, it’s not difficult. All you must do is connect the towns in such a way that you use the minimal length of motorway.
The festive Christmas period is only just easing to an end and you’ve already begun teasing the thought of flying away to a warm summer destination for your next vacation. Perhaps Dubai, or maybe even Hawaii? I can see the drool starting to gather at the corners of your mouth. I’m drooling too, but maybe not for the same reason…
Wowwee, 2016 has sure been a hell of a ride. We’ve had our ups, and we’ve most certainly had our fair share of downs. But now the year is finally coming to an end and I’d just like to say, on behalf of both of us here at The Nexus, we’ve had an absolutely amazing time. Thank you so much for all the support and kindness. It really makes writing these posts worthwhile.
Perhaps you’ve been working for a long period of time and you’re suddenly craving some nuts. Oh, how convenient, there happens to be a container of mixed nuts next to you. But as you open the lid, you make a horrifying discovery – all those large, pesky Brazil nuts have wormed their way to the top (unless you love Brazil nuts in which case it will be a more pleasing discovery).