Tag: log-normal distribution

  • Pythagorean Roulette

    Pythagorean Roulette

    Last time we derived the gravity-based equation that powers interstellar travel in gr4Xity. The “jump distance” to another star is determined by a square root function that captures diminishing returns. Square-root distance functions arise in many different contexts. In this article, we’ll apply another example that’s critical to crafting variation and risk in the world…