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Last updated about 5 years ago

HOWTO: Get tenure

about 5 years ago

Even before I got tenure, folks have told me they’re “looking forward...

Counting hash collisions with the birthday paradox

over 5 years ago

The birthday paradox observes that in a room of 23 people, the...

Parsing BibTeX in Racket and generating S-Expressions, JSON, XML and BibTeX

over 5 years ago

BibTeX is a tool for managing and automatically generating bibliographies when using...

Low-level web programming in Racket + a wiki in 500 lines

over 5 years ago

Racket provides a simple yet flexible web framework for serving dynamic web...

Discovering new diseases with the internet: How to find a matching patient

over 5 years ago

Genome and exome sequencing are the greatest diagnostic breakthroughs in the history...

Desugaring regular operations in context-free grammars

over 5 years ago

Parsing tools like yacc simplify the tasking of creating a parser But,...

Small thoughts on large cohorts

over 5 years ago

I’ve been attending the NIH workshop on the large (million+ volunteer) research...

PAANDA: The Professional Academic Alternative to Non-Disclosure Agreements

over 5 years ago

I often get requests from companies or organizations to sign an NDA...

PAANDA: The Professional Academic Alternative to Non-Disclosure Agreements

over 5 years ago

I often get requests from companies or organizations to sign an NDA...

Equational derivations of the Y combinator and Church encodings in Python

almost 6 years ago

I love the Y combinator and Church encodings Every time I explain...

HOWTO: Home and neighborhood security

almost 6 years ago

My family once acquired first-hand experience in home security, neighborhood security, civil...

An introduction to QuickCheck by example: Number theory and Okasaki's red-black trees

about 6 years ago

Randomized testing exemplifies the 80/20 rule: it yields 80% of the benefit...