The MathWithBadDrawings blog looks at how complicated — or, rather simple — it is to create lots and lots of sudoku games: “Now, I’m not much of a Sudoku player. (Crossword guy, to be honest.) But glancing at the puzzle, my dad and I got to wondering: How do they generate these puzzles? We weren’t sure. […]
A grave puzzling incident in Britain
The Chester (UK) Chronicle reports, on October 17, 2013: A grieving family is upset after being ordered to remove personalised inscriptions from their loved one’s headstone comprising a Sudoku puzzle and mathematical equation. Widow Angela Robinson of Barton Road, Farndon, is prepared to fight Farndon Parish Council all the way over its request that engravings […]
The power of numbers: Sudoku distractions
Investigator Adiyasa Dwitama alerts us to two news reports about Sudoku puzzles putting people in peril: No sudoku during takeoff and landing! Mistrial due to sudoku?