Monthly Archives: January 2011

Lucy and the Linear Search

My wife and I are reading C.S. Lewis’┬áThe Voyage of the Dawn Treader┬átogether before we go see it in the theater. We stumbled upon this nice little discussion on computational complexity in chapter 10: One thing that worried [Lucy] a

Posted in algorithms, public

IEEE-754 sighting

I was walking through our local transit system’s headquarters yesterday when I saw what I presumed was someone dividing 0 by 0 in the marquee software: When I showed my non-programming wife, she politely chuckled and moved on with her

Posted in pop computer science, public