Mea Vita: Carpe Diem
Thursday, December 8, 2022
Depth-first Recursion with AI in 103 Seconds
Once, when I was interviewing with the iTunes U team at Apple, I was asked to write a depth-first search, using recursion, in a language of ...
Friday, November 25, 2022
Cloud Computing Services Defined
What is the cloud, both qualitatively and quantitatively and why is it called the cloud? It's simpler to answer the second part of that...
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Veterans Day for Marines
Every Marine knows the date, 10th of November, which makes the following day, Veterans Day, a bit different. Veterans have Veterans Day to c...
Thursday, August 18, 2022
My First Quantum Computer Program
I ran my first program on a quantum computer, today. I've run programs on quantum computer simulators in the past, but today was the fir...
Monday, August 15, 2022
Stolen Catalytic Converter
My exhaust pipe, sans my catalytic converter My catalytic converter was stolen two months ago. I immediately knew it when I started the engi...
Thursday, August 4, 2022
The Concept of Time
La Muse Verte Absinthe: A birthday gift to myself Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. – Delmore Schw...
Monday, May 9, 2022
Before the Cloud
Circa 2003 I was reminiscing through some old photos this past weekend and I came across these pictures of my old server farm… In the days b...
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
The AI Challenge: Feeling and Understanding
A key goal of AI is to reproduce human behavior at scale. AI seeks to reason on input and explain on output while improving (learning) with ...
Refactoring vs Porting vs Optimizing
I've heard people use these terms, interchangeably. Since good definitions make for clear ideas I wanted to explicitly define them. Refa...
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Scaling USPS.com for Free COVID Test Kits
USPS.com utilizing AWS's CDN Many will recall, back in 2013, all the problems with signing up for healthcare on the Affordable Care Act ...
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