Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: computing

22 bookmarks tagged “computing

How to Build an Origami Computer
Two mathematicians have shown that origami can, in principle, be used to perform any possible computation. Paper is Turing-complete

Our First Closeup Image of Mars Was a Paint-By-Numbers Pastel Drawing
On July 15, 1965, NASA's Mariner 4 probe flew within 6,118 miles of the surface of Mars, capturing images as it passed over the

Edsger W. Dijkstra - Wikiwand
Edsger Wybe Dijkstra ; 11 May 1930 – 6 August 2002) was a Dutch computer scientist[13] and mathematical scientist. A theoretical physicist by training, he worked as a programmer at the Mathematisch Centrum from 1952 to 1962. He was a professor of mathematics at the Eindhoven University of Technology and a research fellow at the Burroughs Corporation . He held the Schlumberger Centennial Chair in Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin from 1984 until 1999, and retired ...

Jeff Atwood: Learning to code is overrated - NY Daily News
Mayor de Blasio is winning widespread praise for his recent promise that, within 10 years, all of New York City’s public

Pluralization for JavaScript · An A List Apart Article
Getting plurals right in localization is a tricky prospect—each language has its own rules, and exceptions within those rules. How can we scale our websites and apps to respond to our global audience? Tingan Ho shows us how MessageFormat lessens some common pain points in the pluralization process.