Tag Archives: Computing

Major Win!

Since I started my PhD, I’ve been wrestling with one major problem – what I want to do as a project is well understood mathematically but not very widely understood practically. Since the major thrust of my project is both … Continue reading

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Fizz, Buzz, or Fizzbuzz?

I made a new friend this week (you should totally follow @ marcopennekamp on Twitter btw) who’s a fan of programming. Well, by that I mean he is a programmer. Anyway, he introduced me to a problem known as “The fizzbuzz problem“, which … Continue reading

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The Programming Game

When I was learning my first programming language (Fortran 95) two or three years ago, the students in my class had a fun little game; to see who could solve the problem in the fewest number of lines of code! … Continue reading

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How to Read a Paper

I may have mentioned here before that I don’t really hold my own skill at Physics in high regard. It may be that I’m good at it, but I don’t really know and moreover I don’t feel like it’s a … Continue reading

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