I’ve been working on a simple utility to help me be more efficient and purposeful while programming, and I’ve decided to release it open-source. I’ve created a SourceForge page as well as the official website on this blog. If you’re … Continue reading
Category Archives: Software/Comp. Sci.
I just gave the annual “how to succeed in grad school” talk at the CS graduate student orientation. I think it went pretty well, although I didn’t have as much time as I had expected. I’ve posted the slides (PDF) … Continue reading
I’ve recently purchased an iPod Touch, and I’ve been playing with the iPhone Bible reader applications in the App Store. The problem is that some programs include a few of the Bible translations I like, but none of them include … Continue reading
The recent release of the Apple iPad has prompted me to finally post again on this blog. I was initially enthused as I watched the details emerge from Steve Jobs’ theatrics yesterday, but since then I have been sobered by … Continue reading
I may soon need to write a simple GUI viewer for a tool I’ve been writing for research. Since the tool is somewhat cross-platform, it would be nice to have a cross-platform UI. It’s been ages since I’ve written such … Continue reading
I recently realized that I now use all three major operating systems on a regular basis. At the university, my workstation runs Linux (of the Red Hat variant), and I regularly SSH into it from my other computers when I … Continue reading
I’ve now had a full 24 hours to play with my new Macbook, and here are a few of my thoughts.
I spent some time this evening trying to get my Palm T|X to synchronize directly with my Google Calendar over the internet. I really wanted to be able to share my schedule online to make it easier to set up … Continue reading
As you may know, I’m a supporter of open source software. This means that I am glad when the authors of computer software release their source code to the public under a license that allows for modifications (usually with some … Continue reading
I have decided that my personal goal for this summer (aside from finishing up old projects and reading PL papers) is to learn some new languages. Currently, I’m hoping to become at least comfortably familiar with Scheme, Standard ML, and … Continue reading