For an interesting opinion on software patents check this article out. I really like his conception of the line between what is patentable and what is not.
Linux Journal has an article in the January 2005 issue that introduces a doubly linked list that is designed for memory efficiency. Typically elements in doubly linked list implementations consist of a pointer to the data, a pointer to the next node and a pointer to the previous node in the list. The more memory […]
I am finally getting caught up on some magazine reading that I fell behind on during the school year. Today, I was reading a article called Parallel Universes by Max Tegmark in the May 2003 issue of Scientific American. I am not a physicist so some of this article is over my head but most […]
SlashDot recently posted an article about LOAF. LOAF is an interesting idea. The site is worth looking at for it’s own sake. However, what I found really interesting was the tidbit of computer science behind LOAF called a Bloom Filter. A Bloom Filter uses multiple hash functions and a large bit array to represent a […]
It looks like I have pretty much got my fourth year Computer Science courses figured out. CS325: Law in Computer Science An examination of aspects of law and policy that relate to the creation, protection and implementation of software and hardware; attention is directed towards issues of current importance of which every computer scientist should […]