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The shortest programming distance between one and infinity?

What is the shortest possible program (in any well-known programming language) that will count up indefinitely and display the output as it's counting? [more inside]
posted by joshrholloway on Aug 23, 2011 - 80 answers

Bubbles

Maximal volume of an ellipsoid... [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Aug 7, 2007 - 15 answers

Join some of the dots, throw the rest away

Map geeks: can I generate a polygon shapefile from the outline of a large collection of points? There's more detail, of course. [more inside]
posted by genghis on Jun 26, 2007 - 17 answers

numbers

oh, i'm a 500, 510, 515, 534, 575 (this is fun) 641 703 793 794 796 797 001 070 118 403 410 160 what are you? [more inside]
posted by gregariousrecluse on Sep 13, 2005 - 15 answers

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