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BS Mechanical Engr.
PhD CS(AI)
CS Prof (4yr)
Numerous consulting jobs.
15 yr at http://www.pharsight.com
Published book on CS & several articles
4 kids, 2 grand
Pilot(student)

P.S. The picture is a Beta-prime distribution. It shows the program speedup factors you can get if you see a problem twice in 2, 3, 4, and 5 samples.


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answered Any Practical Alternative to the Signals + Slots model for GUI Programming?
Mar
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answered Where is the application of Calculus (of continuous quantities) in Computer Science or programming
Feb
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answered What is the best way to teach beginners?
Feb
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answered Does commentary style affect how readers understand code?
Jan
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answered Approaches against code base becoming uniformly slow
Jan
17
answered Keep it simple now, or program with the future in mind?
Jan
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answered Writing a lexer in C++
Dec
29
answered Any good examples of visualizations of performance test data?
Dec
17
answered Does object-orientation really affect algorithm performance?
Dec
13
answered TRS-80 Color BASIC as an inspiration for a new programming language
Dec
11
answered Spending too much time debugging
Dec
5
answered What hurts maintainability?
Dec
4
answered How can I deal with the cargo-cult programming attitude?
Dec
4
answered Is it a bad idea to list every function/method argument on a new line and why?
Dec
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answered How did you pick up the art of solving real life problems? Can you shortcut the process?
Dec
1
answered Is it reasonable to expect knowing the whole stack bottom up?
Nov
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answered RFC: Extending the MVC Design Pattern
Nov
21
answered Where can I find inspiration for a good user interface?
Nov
21
answered How should we deal with multiple transaction-report requests?
Nov
13
answered Differences between programming in school vs programming in industry?