# 1,000 Reshares?

This is an experiment to demonstrate logistic differential equations... Haha.

(Busted at 360. Oh, well!)

Note by Finn Hulse
7 years, 6 months ago

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Should I re-share a note that specifically asks other people to re-share it so that everyone's feed gets stuffed with it? I don't see why not! :)

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Nice.

- 3 years, 4 months ago

Exponential growth fails, so far

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Yup. It kind of sucks.

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Its written "NEVER LOSE HOPE" so never lose hope 322 done 678 to go 😊

- 5 years, 8 months ago

677 to go with me being next

- 5 years, 8 months ago

I think you should lose hope by now. 19 months and only 31 new reshares :P

- 4 years, 1 month ago

Yeah...

- 4 years, 1 month ago

Yesterday :- This is an experiment to demonstrate S curves.
Today:- This is an experiment to demonstrate logistic diferential equations.
Tomorrow:- This is an experiment to demonstrate that the content actually changes! Great work. :P

- 4 years, 1 month ago

I thought the content changed an hour ago. Must we say "Tomorrow"? :P

- 4 years, 1 month ago

True that. Or maybe, plot a graph between d(content) vs dt. Broken constant graphs?

- 4 years, 1 month ago

Somewhat. Not really broken though :)

- 4 years, 1 month ago

all love all smiles

- 6 years, 7 months ago

- 4 years, 1 month ago

One problem with this experiment is the lack of new people seeing the post. Other than the group of people with >100 followers, the majority of the people don't have that many followers. This way, the first reshare by, say, Calvin will result in a lot of reshares, but then the number would abruptly stop after that.

The "Exponentail Growth" you seek can't really happen because of the lack of "branching" more than the first or second reshare.

On a happy note, there are 82 reshares.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Hmmmmm... Maybe I'll create a problem on that!!!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Beat you to it! :)

- 7 years, 6 months ago

- 7 years, 5 months ago

It's called "Exponential Probability". You can search for it or find it in my feed.

- 7 years, 5 months ago

My # of followers is increasing every day!!!

Hint: The more problems you create, the more followers you accumulate. :)

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Aw I'm stuck at 37...

- 7 years, 1 month ago

I had 25 followers a week ago, now I have 45 followers...

- 7 years, 6 months ago

does that date and time signify anything?

A 14 year old boy post this on 29/1 at 20:45

Add all the numbers above in the sense that

1 + 4 + 29 + 1 + 20 + 45 = 100

and then this was posted in 2014 of which each no. gets multiplied because of no reason(as there is no reason in the whole comment, the same must be followed here)

which comes out to be 0 but you know this is trailing in this race to get nothing. Therefore, this will be a trailing zero.|

so, 100 and one trailing 0 mean

1000 !!!!!

liked #BacterialInfection..

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Woah nice. But I'm afraid that I'm actually 13. :O

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Hey finn Which class are you in?

- 6 years, 11 months ago

Going into Class 8. :D Youngest in my grade.

- 6 years, 11 months ago

I am in Year 7, one of the youngest in class (some were born in early 2002). :D

- 6 years, 11 months ago

How are you a level 5 in most of the subjects? And do you think I am one of the popular people on brilliant. See my stats

- 6 years, 11 months ago

but Brilliant shows your age as 14. Any purpose of putting your age one more? Because you ought to be 14 as your talent says.....

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Intense number recognition.

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Actually it is 'Height of randomness'!

;)

- 7 years, 2 months ago

No, I was 12 when I first got on Brilliant and 13 was the lowest setting so I set it there, but then when I turned 13 it turned my age to 14. :[

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Same here!

- 6 years, 8 months ago

Ahh... I see. For some reason, my age on Brilliant was like, 44 for the first few months, until Silas (very kindly) helped me change it back to 13. Thanks Silas! :D

- 7 years, 2 months ago

@Silas Hundt could you do the same for me? Thanks. :D

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Do you mind doing that for mine also? My scenario is the same as Finn Hulse's(I'm 13 but I had to do the same thing as Finn did). Thanks!

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Haha oh cool. BTW how have you done on AMC's and stuff? MATHCOUNTS? Just wondering. :D

- 7 years, 2 months ago

I'm not that good... I got 22 on AMC 8, and 4th place on our school round(specifically designed by our Nationals winning coach to choose the team) to get me a spot on the team, then I got a 43 at Chapter(second place, the first, third, and fourth places were also from my school), but failed with a 34 at State. Even though I was the highest scoring seventh grader in SoCal, Northern California had a ton of strong seventh and sixth graders that I'll have to face next year. As for the AMC 10's, I got 130.5 on the A and 126 on the B. I was expecting a perfect on the B, but I derped and read the last two questions wrong and made adding mistakes on two other questions :(. What about you?

- 7 years, 2 months ago

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Okay I'm AWFUL under pressure so here's my stats:

• AMC 8: 16

• AMC 10: 78

• MATHCOUNTS Regionals: 27

• MATHCOUNTS States: 17

So yeah I am AWFUL under pressure just AWFUL and this is coming from a guy with a 2259 rating in Number Theory. I am literally the worst ever at competitions, but I thrive on Brilliant because there's no stress. :P

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Well that isn't that bad... I was trained by the Nationals winning coach, after all, so I have to give most of my credit to him. Last year I got a 29 at Chapter, then went from watching the CD Round to being second seed in CD. And same for my AMC scores: I got a score in the 70's for the A and an 84(a bubbling mistake cost me Achievement Roll) on the B last year, thinking that the people that got into AIME were legends. I think that learning under Coach Vaughn(the coach at my school) has really helped me and a lot of other people.

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Yeah. But it's just sad you know that I score so low on the real thing, but on practices and stuff I get usually almost perfect scores! Also I don't know why I'm asking you but do you have any idea where the National MC problems are? I really want to try my hand and see where I place. :D

- 7 years, 2 months ago

I don't think they've released the Nats questions yet, but they should be soon.

- 7 years, 2 months ago

YAY! :D

- 7 years, 2 months ago

But I must say that Brilliant is right as you ought to be 14 only, your talent can say it all(just jokin')

I hope your age can get changed..

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Silas Hundt has the magic in him. :D

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Yeah. @Silas Hundt can you fix my age?

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Only been 2 years and 10 months. We're 35.1% of the way there! That's better than how long it took New Horizons to cover the distance between Earth and Pluto. :P

- 4 years, 7 months ago

Hm... Too bad that in the end it grew more like inverse tangent than exponentially... :/ Or maybe it was the minimum of the set of a constant and the exponential function.

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Yeah... It's being buried in feeds. :(

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Are you even sure that 1000 reshares is possible? I mean... the amount of users could be less... right?

- 7 years, 5 months ago

The amount of users is way [a really strong emphasis on 'way'] more. However the amount of active users is a lot less than that [but still a lot more than a thousand].

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Yeah. Look at the number of followers of the feeds.!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

RESHARING IS GONE. THIS IS A FAILURE! (THANKS TO 'BRILLIANT CHANGES')

- 2 years, 11 months ago

I agree. The note is stuck on 360.

- 2 years, 11 months ago

NO! I was the 360th resharer

- 2 years, 11 months ago

Oh.

- 2 years, 11 months ago

@B D Like the 360 degrees in a circle

- 2 years, 11 months ago

Yup. That is also right.

- 2 years, 11 months ago

- 2 years, 11 months ago

I think Brilliant.org automatically limits how frequently a post may be reshared. Kind of a cosmic speed limit.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

I doubt it. One of the most like/reshared problems has over 500 likes and reshares.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Frequency, i.e. number of times over a given period of time. I do think Brilliant.org has a policy now of blocking too frequent of sharing of a particular post. I notice from time to time that someone would reshare a post, and it doesn't show up at the top. This gives other postings a chance to hang around a bit.

Edit: Okay, I just now reshared this to see what happens.

- 6 years, 1 month ago

@Finn Hulse, how about editing this note by

 1 #RESHARE This Note! 

- 6 years, 11 months ago

DO YOU THINK IT WILL CONTINUE?

- 2 years, 11 months ago

Wait, did anyone even track the growth?

- 4 years, 7 months ago

Some of us still remain hopeful.

- 4 years, 6 months ago

I am too!

- 4 years, 6 months ago

The mission must be completed :P

- 4 years, 1 month ago

Those in the next generation of Brilliant users i.e. from last year onwards must reshare this!

- 4 years, 1 month ago

Lmao ''the mantle as been passed'' :P It'll probably take three generations for this to complete.

- 4 years, 1 month ago

Four,probably

- 3 years, 9 months ago

is 4 years a little late?

- 2 years, 11 months ago

I remember I saw 361th reshare (and I think 362) but after 361 I am not sure about the news. (IF BRILLIANT WAS THE OLDER VERSION IT WOULD BE BETTER!!!!!!!!![unfortunately no])

- 2 years, 11 months ago

I won't be able to see the amount of reshares so if some very kind person would update me every once in a while that would be excellent.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

22 reshares :D

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Wooh! Yes!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

40 now

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Even better! All in 19 hours it practically doubled! Amazing!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

46!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

51

- 7 years, 6 months ago

69

- 7 years, 6 months ago

lol

- 7 years, 6 months ago

73

- 7 years, 6 months ago

lol

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Long way. When do you think we will reach 1000?

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Well, now that it's getting buried in people's feeds, possibly never... Or sometime next month.

- 7 years, 5 months ago

138!!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

59 now.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

101!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

i reshared one and only one :(

- 7 years, 6 months ago

It's hard for me to read your sad face when your image is a happy face. But it's okay. I'll text Silas and Calvin. It's a little late anyways. Of course, this is to demonstrate exponential growth so when this gets going, I mean, it will seriously get going.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

You'll text them?!

- 6 years, 10 months ago

I meant email. Plus that was like 6 months ago when I had 20 followers. :{

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Wasn't it 41?

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Haha, good ol' Finn.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

:D

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Wait.. How did you simply reply ":D"? Didn't you get a amessage, "Please provide a ......"

- 6 years, 10 months ago

I don't think they have that anymore. Unless we're an exception.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

That's only for solutions. Not regular discussions.

- 6 years, 10 months ago

Maybe...

- 6 years, 10 months ago

:O

- 6 years, 10 months ago

there is only one right now :(

- 7 years, 6 months ago

2 reshares

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Thanks!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

If I have to type "thanks" a thousand times, this is going to suck.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

No need to do that. Take it easy.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Thanks for the reshare Silas! I think we're at 9 right now.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

13 reshares!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

19

- 7 years, 6 months ago

22 reshares

- 7 years, 6 months ago

23

- 7 years, 6 months ago

LOL!! 4 clicks on the Reshare button from my side....!! :D

- 7 years, 6 months ago

ANd take this six more....!!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

But it only counts you as resharing it once.

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Umm... no. Any even number of clicks on the reshare button is equivalent to no reshares at all. Similarly any odd number of clicks on the reshare button counts as one reshare.

- 7 years, 5 months ago

30 reshares

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Sounds interesting. 34 re-shares :)

- 7 years, 6 months ago

43

- 7 years, 6 months ago

This is fun!

I am 13 this year

- 7 years, 6 months ago

lol fake ages??? :P

- 7 years, 6 months ago

I don't know what's gone wrong with my age and all emails to support cant get through...

Anyway, 97! T H I S

I S

F U N

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Thanks!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

But this is a long way...

- 7 years, 5 months ago

U too pessimistic Squigi Boo... U aren't like that in class

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Nice Bro..........

- 7 years, 6 months ago

76

- 7 years, 6 months ago

lol

- 7 years, 6 months ago

80 reshares!

- 7 years, 6 months ago

lol

- 7 years, 6 months ago

LXXXII

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Suggestion: Use Roman Numerals from now on. It'll be fun...

- 7 years, 6 months ago

Come on guys! Keep going! Don't stop here! It's been only 2 reshares in the past 2 days! Let's get going!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Go on, all the best

- 7 years, 5 months ago

I shared for the 99th time. Missed the lucky number by just 1!!!!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

- 7 years, 5 months ago

yup

- 7 years, 5 months ago

You could have waited for the 99th sharer

- 7 years, 5 months ago

100!!!!!!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Yesterday I withdrew my reshare and waited for 99. I made 100 happen! :)

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Nice tactic :p

- 7 years, 5 months ago

106! YAY!!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

135 reshares? approx 1/8 of goal! Anyways... \bump RESHARE REBUMP!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Banana.

- 7 years, 4 months ago

This is about as useful as the rest of the posts here, so I have decided to make my contribution ;)

- 7 years, 4 months ago

Brilliant observation. :D

- 7 years, 4 months ago

Iamteehee?

- 7 years, 3 months ago

I finally understand this now.

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Yeah I saw this too and was like "OHHHH". :P

- 7 years, 2 months ago

hey man this is samarthb from ftw if you remember me

- 6 years, 11 months ago

$I\quad don't\quad really\quad know\quad what\quad to\quad write\quad here.$

- 7 years, 4 months ago

200 completed, 800 to go.....

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Yay! :D

- 7 years, 2 months ago

# 200 Reshares!

- 7 years, 2 months ago

@Finn Hulse , you know how this is probably one of the most reshared notes, my 1+1=1 note seems to have a load of likes. It may be close to breaking the likes record.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Are you talking about this note? This is nowhere near being the most liked note on Brilliant.

For quite a while, this was the most liked note on Brilliant. Recently that record has been smashed by this note.

If you're interested, I used to hold the record for most liked note and set but I lost both of these records a couple of days ago.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Holy crap. That Swift note DOUBLED what what your note took 3 months doing in 3 days! :O

- 7 years, 1 month ago

It tripled my note which I posted 5 months ago in 3 days.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

What's funny: I'd never seen that note in my life. :D

- 7 years, 1 month ago

My note didn't take 3 months to be what it is now. It got most of its likes in its first 1-2 weeks.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Yeah. Most notes do that. :P

- 7 years, 1 month ago

Same here.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

I'll get there.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

The problem is that people always have a limited number of followers, so once everyone they follow reshare this note, then their feed will be clear of this soon. As you know, you can't reshare more than once. :D So... eventually this will be forgotten...

- 7 years, 1 month ago

i have 77 followers

- 7 years ago

Congrats.

- 7 years ago

LOLOLOL

- 5 years, 4 months ago

Hmm. I have zero followers. But I still will post one problem each day (my day begins at 08:00 GMT) to see if it goes up.

- 6 years, 11 months ago

So, your followers did go up !!!

- 6 years, 5 months ago

6 months 4 week, but not yet reached the target :(

- 6 years, 11 months ago

260 reshares already!! Only 740 to go!!!!!!!!!

# neverlosehope

- 6 years, 7 months ago

Haha, yup.

- 6 years, 7 months ago

Dude This is kind a question that i expect many people to be asking you but still, Can you tell me what material do you use to study. I am way interested in learning mathematics to its roots. So please help Me!!!

- 6 years, 7 months ago

333 reshares, it's one third now!

- 5 years, 4 months ago

It's 2018 and there is only 360 reshares. I am the 360th

- 2 years, 11 months ago

So @Finn Hulse , what do you want to say about this experiment now that a whole year has passed ?

- 6 years, 5 months ago

Eh it didn't go too well. Nobody really had any incentive to reshare the note. :P

- 6 years, 5 months ago

Nevertheless it was something that not many could have come up with . Still this note must have broken the Reshare record . $\ddot\smile$

- 6 years, 5 months ago

I just reshare it because I'm still hopeful.

- 6 years, 5 months ago

Thanks man. :D

- 6 years, 5 months ago

Yeah, even I reshared this note about 3-4 times .

- 6 years, 5 months ago

I've done it nearly 20 times at least.

- 6 years, 5 months ago

Great!!! BTW are you on Google Plus ?

- 6 years, 5 months ago

Yes, I'm Sharky K.

- 6 years, 5 months ago

@Finn I have rather a different conclusion that is the "rate of reshare" instead of growing exponentially would rather decrease inverse cotangentially. The explanation I would give for the above is that when first Sir @Calvin reshares it, the post will reach a lot of people, and then other users would reshare it. But also this rate of reshares would go on decreasing as the number of followers of other users would go down so this post will not be able to reach to many people although reshares would still be taking place and hence the rate would go down eventually.

For example - initially you made this post and shared it, then Sir Calvin would have reshared it, then one by one, this post would have been reshared by many other pupils. Although more pupils would start resharing it but it won't reach out to many people as time increases. Like, now when I am resharing this post, it won't reach out to many users because I don't have a large number of followers like you or @Sharky or @Daniel. Similarly, after me maybe someone who has still less number of followers reshares it, won't help it to reach a large number of people. so although reshares are occurring but the rate is not as high as it was initially.

- 6 years, 5 months ago

RESHARE!!!!!! RESHARE NOW!!!!!!!

- 6 years, 5 months ago

I've just reshared this note !

- 6 years, 5 months ago

@Sharky Kesa This thread is pretty much dead. I would give up if I were you.

- 6 years, 4 months ago

NEVER!!!!!

- 6 years, 4 months ago

Frankly it's getting a bit annoying.

- 6 years, 4 months ago

Why don't you try to help him out? Maybe this is the last chance this note gets !

- 6 years, 4 months ago

Hey! Mine was the $100^{th}$ like!

- 6 years, 1 month ago

305 Reshares! #Don'tloosehope

Although, Exponential Growth is really weak :3

- 6 years, 1 month ago

Well. There are 317, on a brighter note.

- 5 years, 9 months ago

And the note is not dead! YAY!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

Yay!

- 5 years, 9 months ago

320!!! We only need a bit more than triple of this number of reshares! Finn, should I start a #1000Reshares Tab on G+?

- 5 years, 8 months ago

$\Huge {\text{NEVER LOSE }\color{#3D99F6}{H}\color{#D61F06}{O}\color{#20A900}{P}\color{#624F41}{E} !!!}$ Make something for this on Every social networking site!!!We must not stop till we reach our goal!!!

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Sure! :D

- 5 years, 8 months ago

Interesting

- 5 years, 6 months ago

332! 668 to go! :D

- 5 years, 4 months ago

To be precise, 333

- 5 years, 4 months ago

I said that 13 hours ago :3

- 5 years, 4 months ago

$\large\boxed{\boxed{\boxed{\boxed{\boxed{\boxed{\color{#D61F06}{:3}}}}}}}$

- 5 years, 4 months ago

339 reshares now :)

- 5 years, 3 months ago

351 now!

- 4 years, 8 months ago

Its decreasing exponentially with time! Now nobody is resharing

- 4 years, 7 months ago

It still continues........ I am 353th!!!

- 4 years, 6 months ago

As I said its decreasing exponentially......

- 4 years, 6 months ago

You cannot be sure , you never know when it starts increasing exponentially!!

- 4 years, 6 months ago

I know. I think 1 year would be less to complete this goal. It wont be completed in 2017

- 4 years, 6 months ago

I THINK

- 4 years, 6 months ago

You never know what will happen???

- 4 years, 6 months ago

355

- 3 years, 11 months ago

The struggle continues but is alleviated by people like you. :D

- 3 years, 11 months ago

I believe a new antibiotic has been released. There's still hope, though! #AntibioticResistance

- 3 years, 4 months ago

But I remember there was also a 361th reshare and I knew no news after that

- 2 years, 11 months ago

134!!!!!!!!!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

134!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

- 7 years, 5 months ago

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Ha-ha!

- 2 years, 11 months ago

Growth is OK but calling this exponential is ...er..kinda unscientific.Its growing more linearly don't you think? No,calling it exponential is most unscientific.....putting up such LOL experiments is quite "unbrilliant" of you. Then again I am resharing it anyways...good for you:)

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Well... in theory it would be exponential, if everybody was always on Brilliant and always reshared.

- 7 years, 5 months ago

Then you have to consider the fact that if a person reshares it then all his followers would be inspired to reshare...and this goes on till its all buried in reshares and likes..

- 7 years, 5 months ago

- 7 years, 4 months ago

Welcome to idle Brilliant, where nobody wants to reshare the heck out of this thread.... Don't you sometimes hate idle people?

- 7 years, 4 months ago

But I brought so much chips!

- 7 years, 4 months ago

# SoMANYChips

- 7 years, 3 months ago

Lol!!! The motive of the experiment is to gain 1000 reshares and not 1000 comments. ( saying this even I added one more to it... :P )

- 7 years, 4 months ago

# 171Reshares

- 7 years, 3 months ago

Absolutely fantastic.

- 7 years, 3 months ago

Amazingly incredible.

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Undoubtedly astounding.

- 7 years, 2 months ago

Definitely unbelievable.

- 7 years, 1 month ago

# 173 reshares

- 7 years, 2 months ago

356

- 3 years, 10 months ago

357

- 3 years, 9 months ago

When i saw this note there were 361 reshares (without me).

- 2 years, 11 months ago

113

- 7 years, 5 months ago

I am 120th!!!!!!!!!!!!!

- 7 years, 5 months ago

- 7 years, 5 months ago

But they won't see this before they read the note anyway, so... that was a little useless. (No offence XD)

- 7 years, 1 month ago

WHY??????????

- 7 years, 5 months ago