The language series: C


I finally took the compulsory software engineering course notorious for its very difficult course project - writing a bitcoin client in C. Alhamdulilah, we successfully completed the project: about 18k lines of code, automated builds/documentation/tests and lots of other stuff. I figure we rank around 7 or 8 on the Joel 12-point scale even though some … Continue reading The language series: C

Thesis Stories Episode 2 : Adventures in Ginormous Data


What could be worse than trying to understand ginormous data? Not finding what you're looking for in it! The original plan was to use stackoverflow data as a proxy for my data mining experiments and after battling the databeast into submission (with the aid of 'weapons of mass data analysis' like Python, SQLServer and sqlite3); … Continue reading Thesis Stories Episode 2 : Adventures in Ginormous Data