Monday, June 27th, 2011

Big Double Cheddar Mac Beef Down

Every now and then it’s useful to challenge oneself, to grow, to stretch. A couple of months ago, a friend of mine noticed a McDonalds, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Arby’s within spitting distance of each other, a trifecta of sorts. Then came the eureka moment, where he envisioned combining a Big Mac, Double Down and […]

Monday, August 31st, 2009

Memoization And YCombinators

I don’t know anyone (though not doubt they exist) who debates the merits of natural languages and chooses which one to communicate with based on characteristics such as whether they’re fusional vs. agglutinative, but I know plenty of people who discuss the virtues of various computer programming languages and think one is better than the […]

Thursday, April 9th, 2009

Blue And Yellow

While working with a friend on a project, I received a chunk of data consisting of 122443 schools/parishes/colleges along with their primary and secondary colors (in hexadecimal). I hacked together a simple color quantizer that converted the colors to the 216 color web safe palette. If the color combinations are given, 1 per row, formatted […]