We all know that the sphere isn’t the plane, and that an ellipsoid is different as well, but I don’t know if everyone has given so much thought to the practical effects of these differences.
And so I thought it might be a nice idea to catalog some of the interesting things that change when we move from a flat to round model—and it also makes a nice new series for the blog. My planned agenda is:
I’ll keep this list up to date with links as they bake.
As you can see, I get off easy on the first post: I wrote it some time ago. I’ve also started to touch on the next few topics, but I think there’s more to say. I’ll be scrounging some material from my PDC talk last year, but there should be some new goodies as well.