Archive for November, 2010

Suffix Trees and Verlet Integrators

Tuesday, November 9th, 2010

Bruce:
Writing a suffix tree implementation in C++
Testing on text that looks like: “aaabbabaaaabbbbabbbbbb”
Useful for searching, compression, etc.

Mark:
Relearning git
Implementing a mass-spring system using shape-meshing code written this weekend
Both the Euler and Verlet integrators are unstable :(

Election Day Hack

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

Bruce:
– pattern matching homework
– (since last week) invented a heinous beverage: the fourlokomotive

Joe:
– fixing DNS setup for mental tarpit
– using mercurial to version his code

Mark:
– working on qualifier questions

A conversation, wherein the interrogatee avoids the question:
Mark: Did you vote? I hope you voted against Amendment 1.
Humza: I voted the right way.
Mark: Does that mean…
Humza: I voted for what was right.