20,176 reputation
558105
bio website linkedin.com/in/westonhopkins
location Atlanta, GA
age
visits member for 3 years, 2 months
seen 2 hours ago

Programmers Moderator. Frequently found on the Whiteboard and the Bridge. Concerns or questions? Ask on meta.

Recent Graduate of Georgia State University in Computer Science and Religious Studies. Currently job-hunting whilst working in a bookstore.

Areas of Interest: Programming Language Design, Compilers, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision/Graphics, Cellular Automata, Human-Centered Computing, Computing Ethics, Databases, Audio Programming/Processing, Parallel Computing, Embedded Systems.

I co-run the Programmers.SE blog.

I was the Program Chair for the GSU Student Chapter of ACM. I was also the Vice Chair of the GSU Student Chapter of the IEEE. Contact me if you're interested in speaking or helping out with either of them.


4h
revised error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol?
added 100 characters in body
4h
comment Given a number X, how do I find from an array of numbers, a unique combination that adds up to X and has the lowest sum of squares?
What have you tried thus far? Also, please read this
1d
comment History of protocols and formats with different implementations and negative impact we have today
The question currently reads: "I am polling for examples of bad interoperability". You seem to want: "How do I convince management that not invented here is acceptable?"
1d
comment Regex for a string
This question appears to be off-topic because it is about implementation and should be on Stack Overflow but already is.
Sep
12
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
12
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
12
answered OS equivalent of cookies
Sep
10
comment Selecting the main version of a linux library
So you're looking for an older version of the library?
Sep
10
comment Selecting the main version of a linux library
It's unclear what you're asking. Why do you need the original author or unforked code?
Sep
7
revised To find the oldest/newest element in a heap
added 122 characters in body
Sep
7
answered To find the oldest/newest element in a heap
Sep
5
comment What's wrong with comments that explain complex code?
Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat.
Sep
2
answered Count Sort Algorithm efficiency
Aug
27
answered Applying the principles of Clean Code to functional languages
Aug
27
comment Is the Mercury Programming Language used in the field?
Link is now updated.
Aug
27
revised Is the Mercury Programming Language used in the field?
Updated broken link
Aug
27
awarded  Nice Question
Aug
26
comment Is method overloading anything more than syntactic sugar?
Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat.
Aug
26
comment Is method overloading anything more than syntactic sugar?
Comments are not for extended discussion; this conversation has been moved to chat.
Aug
24
revised Why doesn't Python have a “flatten” function for lists?
added more plausible reason for removal.