Category Archives: My Life

Exciting happenings and various other comments on my thrilling and adventurous life

Awaiting the Thunder

I sought shelter in an earthquake–I was told to stand firm and cling to what I know to be strong, and at the same time to allow the ground to shift under my feet and to follow, even pursue, its … Continue reading

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Still Alive

I’m doing science and I’m still alive! (don’t get it?) Yes, folks, the Free Arrow is still flying true, all evidence to the contrary aside. I’ve been going through one of my “ignore-the-blog” cycles for the past month or two, … Continue reading

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OOPSLA 2007

Yesterday I got back from MontrĂ©al, Canada, where I stayed for a week while attending OOSPLA 2007, a conference about computer programming. Fun, fun, fun. I heard many interesting talks and met lots of interesting people. It’s awesome being so … Continue reading

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Hello from Maryland!

Move-in went pretty smoothly yesterday, and my new room is awesome. It’s bigger than my room at JMU and has more windows than my parent’s basement, so I’m happy. đŸ™‚ My stuff fits pretty neatly, too. Haven’t quite decided how … Continue reading

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First Journal Paper

Yesterday I submitted the final draft of our journal paper from the medical imaging research last summer at DePaul University. The article is about our software library for lung nodule image retrieval, which is open source and available on SourceForge. … Continue reading

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I’m a Terrapin!

Or, more accurately, I *will be* a Terrapin, starting this Fall. Today I officially accepted the offer of admission to the computer science Ph.D program at the University of Maryland, College Park. Their department has around 70 faculty with about … Continue reading

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