Wednesday, 11 September 2013

"Raaargh!" says ANN7 and CoJ – Let's Talk Geek 138

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In Episode 138

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138 is a sphenic number, the sum of four consecutive primes (29 + 31 + 37 + 41), and the smallest product of 3 primes, such that in base 10, the third prime is a concatenation of the other two: .

In number theory, a sphenic number (from Ancient Greek: σφήνα, 'wedge') is a positive integer that is the product of three distinct prime numbers.

Events

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  • Dark Carnival Geek Fest! Sat 31st August. Tickets available through Webtickets - price range R20 - R100.
  • Geekfest (31 August): Goldfields Kennel Club, Boeing Street, Bedfordview
  • SFDZA 2013: Saturday Aug31st at Wits University! Keynote address is by Richard Stallman! Free to attend, please register at http://sfd-jhb-2013-es2.eventbrite.com/
    • RMS other talks: 29 August in Bloemfontein at UFS, 3 September at SITA in Erasmuskloof, Pretoria, 5 September in Cape Town at UCT and 6 September in Durban at UKZN.
  • National Wills Week (7-11 October 2013) : Get a will drafted for free by a lawyer - http://www.lssa.org.za/?q=con,228,National%20Wills%20Week
  • iWeek - 9 to 12 September, Jhb South, CORY DOCTOROW SPEAKING on 12 Sep! (also RPM)
  • MyBroadband Conference: 9 October 2013
  • rAge: 4-6 October 2013 (31 August, tickets for NAG LAN @ rAge will go on sale at 09:00 on 31 August 2013. A NAG LAN ticket will set you back R400.

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