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Paper Reading: Efficient Path Profiling

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Recently I’ve been going through CS 6120 from Cornell (compilers), and one of the papers listed in the course was quite interesting, namely Efficient Path Pr...

Random Heap Updates Are Cheap

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A while ago I encountered an algorithmic challenge at work. Basically, the idea is that we have a bag of numbers, and we’d like to be able to update each num...

Thoughts on Fooled by Randomness

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Just finished Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s well-known book, Fooled by Randomness. Here are some brief thoughts, in no particular order.

Fast RNG in an Interval

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Catenary Inversion: Curves of Sagrada Familia

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Sagrada Familia is stunning and beautiful. If you ever go visit, don’t miss out on the bottom level: there are exhibitions about the constructions and histor...