Creative Ways of Finding a Birthday: When Are We 250 Years?

Today is my birthday. Ted-Vinke-Blog-Small_Birthday_Cake

Yes, it is actually my birthday: May the 15th. So, I thought it would be fun to write about a little algorithmic puzzle I’ve been pondering about. You see, each year we grow older; as a person, but also collectively as an organisation, a group, a community. That’s a lot of combined knowledge I reckon. 🙂

Take, for instance, my immediate family. My parents Christiaan and Marijke, my little sister Petra and dear girlfriend Jolien. All together, we have a combined age of 234 years! Wow, isn’t that something?

I wondered: at who’s birthday have we reached a grand total of 250 years combined knowledge?

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