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## Hexagonal Truchet tiling Following on from this earlier post, here is a class, TruchetHexes, which generates a pleasing weave-like pattern by tiling the following hexagon shapes in random orientations.

## Inflation in Austria STATISTICS AUSTRIA provides economic and demographic statistical services to the state of Austria. This page lists the Consumer Price Index it calculates every month according to a methodology that is updated every five years.

## Quadtrees #2: Implementation in Python The following code implements a Quadtree in Python (see the previous blog post). There are three classes: Point represents a point in two-dimensional space, with an optional "payload" (data structure associating the Point with more information, for example the identity of an object). The Rect class represents a rectangle in two-dimensional space through its centre, width and height. There are methods to determine if a given Point object is inside the Rect and to determine if the Rect intersects another Rect.

## The double compound pendulum Following on from this post about the simple double pendulum, (two bobs connected by light, rigid rods), this post animates the double compound pendulum (also called a double complex or physical pendulum): two rods connected to each other, with their mass distributed along their length. The analysis on Wikipedia provides the dynamical equations for the case of equal-mass and equal-length rods. Here, the more general case of rods with lengths $l_1$ and $l_2$ and masses $m_1$ and $m_2$ is considered.

## COVID-19 Quarantine House: Hollywood Walk of Fame Edition

To find your Hollywood Walk of Fame Quarantine house, use this script on the command line, providing your latitude and longitude: