In recent exchanges, members of the faculty have tried in vain to attack other Computer Scientists and disparage their work. Quite frankly, I find the results embarrassing -- instead of cutting the opponent down, many of the remarks have been laughably innocuous. Something must be done about it beca
Some of the haters might like this.
Over drinks at a bar on a dreary, snowy night in Washington this past month, a former Senate investigator laughed as he polished off his beer.
"Everything's fucked up, and nobody goes to jail," he said. "That's your whole story right there. Hell, you don't even have to write the rest of it. Just write that."
My friend and business partner Tom Pinckney started two companies with me and one company before. He invented many non-trivial patented inventions and raised many millions of dollars in venture capital, and returned capital to those investors many times over. He got his Bachelors and Master degrees
glow.mozilla.org tracks downloads for Firefox 4. When someone clicks the download button on mozilla.com or asks for an upgrade from inside Firefox, we approximate their location based on IP address and store anonymous aggregate location information in our database.
Society rewards extroverts. They get the job, the money, the girl (or boy), and the front page. Fortune 500 companies are run by 499 extroverts, plus Bill Gates. There are 435 extroverts in the House of Representatives and 100 in the Senate, two from each state. In fact, the only introvert in th
Definitely gives an interesting perspective on things.
Great slides on why algorithms are so important.
Intel Science Talent Search awards prizes to 10 young researchers.
This guy manages to leave even [Bob] and [Alice] in the dust.. too bad there's no link to the paper.
Welcome back! Or if this is your first experience with my tutorials, get ready for a good time. But first, why another red black tree tutorial? Anyone who searches for red black trees on Google will be rewarded with a slew of resources that include tutorials, general descriptions, Jav
Finally something good for RB Trees.
One day when I was having lunch with Richard Feynman, I mentioned to him that I was planning to start a company to build a parallel computer with a million processors. His reaction was unequivocal, "That is positively the dopiest idea I ever heard." For Richard a crazy idea was
This is definitely worth reading for everyone. (not only the physicists)
Analysis and Commentary on High Technology User Experience Research and Design
This is a really long post but very insightful - covers the psychology of a good user experience.
A very good article on education in Hungary