This is my final research paper about social norms on the web. It’s a good time. It’s kind of long, but here are the highlights: You need investment from the user, either through a genuine offline to online identity, or a strong tie to the community focus. We want the same things online that we … Continue reading Social Norms on the Web
I just did a research project for my CS224N class where we tried to predict the gender of different Facebook statuses. We also made a fun tool that will generate typical male and female Facebook statuses. Check out our research here.
Check out the 5-person juggling pattern I made up. It is a variation on a feed weave with five people and two feeders, with the feeders passing in a two count and the feedees passing four out of six passes.
I wrote a short PHP script which allows you to compile study guides really quickly. Lets set the scene: You have a long list of vocab terms, and you need to collect basic information on them all quickly…basically you need to find the definition from Wikipedia. With this tool, you just type in your words, … Continue reading A Fun Tool For Making Study Guides
So I got the ipad yesterday, and ive been playing around with it a bunch and I think I figure out some of the things that make it an awesome piece of technology. The reason I want to explain it is because I have heard such opposing opinions on the device. I have heard people … Continue reading A review and explanation of the iPad (written from my iPad)
Download the Stanford Flipside iPhone app! and watch the commercial!
implement “Oh, let me go implement this in C” optimize (General math term) “I think we need to optimize this code”
non-trivial This is used to describe something that most people would just call “hard.” However cs people need to make sure to tell you that it’s actually “not extremely easy.” You will probably find a cs person using non-trivial where it should not be used. For example, “Doing the laundry is completely non-trivial.” well-defined ambiguous … Continue reading Small But Growing List of Words Computer Science (and probably Math people) Use Too Much
How cool would it be if you could follow updates on sites that don’t offer RSS feeds? It would be very cool. And there’s a Google product for that. Google Reader can now get you updates on site changes that don’t export RSS feeds. My current use case will be to fetch announcements from class … Continue reading This is Why Google is the Best