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Mascheroni Construction of the Unit Square

Mascheroni Construction of the Unit Square

The picture to the right is a simple but beautiful Mascheroni construction which results in the points for the unit square. (You can see lines for 2 sides of this square in the drawing.) Melissa Plagemann and Linda Strandberg sang a live musical rendition of this construction at the Anathem launch in San Francisco. A week ago, back in Seattle, they helped me by making a quick recording of the duet for my archives.

Here is a stream of my rough mix:

[audio:unitsquare.mp3|titles=Mascheroni Construction of the Unit Square|artists=David Stutz]