How “geeks” decorate holiday trees

Wondering how long a string of lights you need for your holiday tree this year?  T. Mark Ellison, computational linguist and coginitive scientist, has researched this question and developed a formula (and some Python based code) to answer it.

Or perhaps you’d prefer a Lego tree instead?

[Lynne M. Fox, Education Librarian (and sometime geek)]

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