Terrific Toothpick Patterns - Numberphile

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Fun with toothpicks. Featuring Neil Sloane.
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Neil Sloane is the founder of the On-Line Encyclopedia of Integer Sequences: https://oeis.org

Play with the toothpick simulator: http://oeis.org/A139250/a139250.anim.html

The Toothpick Sequence and Other Sequences from Cellular Automata by David Applegate, Omar E. Pol, and N. J. A. Sloane: https://arxiv.org/abs/1004.3036

Conway on Game of Life: https://youtu.be/E8kUJL04ELA
Monty Hall for dunmmies: https://youtu.be/7u6kFlWZOWg

Buffon's Matches: https://youtu.be/sJVivjuMfWA

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