tinman spent a few years mucking around industry before going back to school for a Masters. Currently not enjoying the weather in North England..
He wrote Perl that looked suspiciously like C code in 1998, while working as an intern, and has been trying to cure that bad habit ever since.
Lots of random snippets and grouses.. quite cathartic, this...
True stories of a pr0n clerk.. Beware, its probably not work safe (no images, but there is language that won't pass muster with obscenity filters)..Its scary at times, a bit depressing too..
Thinking about Ovid's AI::Prolog module, it reminded me of a language that I tried out on my home machine last week.. Called Icon, it seems quite C like, but with one *IMHO* crucial difference, you can do goal directed searching, because there is a concept called "failure" for any method call.. Looks neat, and if it means anything, (no, it doesn't, really
In the quest for a suitable masters thesis (I want to start next year), I googled my way over to the MIT thesis list..Several hours of reading later, still no closer to finding an idea for a freaking topic (aaargh...).. Hmm, maybe that explains why I haven't kicked off the application process yet.. (*smacks myself on the forehead for putting it off yet again*).. oh, wait; here's why.. Around this time of year, I guess EVERY person who is silly enough to get suckered into lecturing a class of 200+ students wishes there was something that could magically help him mark all the finals answer scripts.. Well, if you know of any such toy, don't hold back, I implore you
Stray thought: why do I put so many brackets on the stuff in my journal entries ? I have no idea.. disorganized mind, says my coworker