Small proof-of-concept experiment for programming my 4x4x4 led cube. I implemented a Larson scanner on a breadboard with 16 leds and controlled by a Python script. Continue reading
In what will hopefully be an ongoing feature, I am posting a small exploration into an area of computer science. I’ve been interested in genetic algorithms for a while, and decided to try my hand at one. Read on to see what I learned.
Still working on putting things back together here, but in the meantime, I wanted to mention something important.
Saw an article on slashdot about the 2013 Hour of Code. I tried out a few of the tutorials myself, and I think they do a good job of showing how to begin thinking like a programmer without getting dragged down into details of compilers, language, and so on. I think that CS education needs to improve, and the best way to do so is through programs like this, so check it out and see if there’s any way you can help out this year.
Drupal was getting too time-intensive to keep maintained properly, so I’m switching this website over to wordpress. I’ll be adding content back in in the next few days. Until then, please just bear with me as the style and layout may change several times until I find what I like. After that I’ll try to get project write-ups up, but my time is somewhat limited at the moment.