## WoW 5: Finding numbers

Apologies for no website last week, as you can see from my last post but one I was a little busy.

This week we have a technical site, Plouffe’s Inverter, one of those that is not necessarily very interesting until you suddenly need it badly! It is a very neat idea, though. A database of billions of mathematical constants, from the familiar (, e) to the delightfully abstruse (a search for 1.6184135 gives , maybe this is the constant people are really finding when they think they find the Golden Ratio!

So next time you need to find a number you know where to look!

**Maxwell Demon: Website of the week**

I am handing out awards, the imaginatively titled “Maxwell’s Demon” website of the week:

There is even a prize, £50. Though I am lazy so the conditions of this are that the winner:

1) Realises they have won.

2) Contacts me.

3) Puts the logo on their site.

Of course 3 is hard to enforce so you could probably take the money and remove the graphical mess. I will therefore claim that 3 is to ensure that you are indeed the winner.