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Time Series Twitter

June 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Recently my friend Josh Hammer has been sending a TON of tweets.  He is a staunch Republican and Mitt Romney supporter.  If you want to read every news story through the GOP lens, subscribe to his Twitter feed.  He is effectively a GOP Twitter bot. In the past couple of weeks, his tweeting began to […]

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Tags: Javascript · Miscellanious · Twitter

Interactive Quadtrees and Well-Separated Pairs Decomposition

January 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments

While doing computational geometry research with Professor Pankaj K. Agarwal and Thomas Mølhave at Duke, we looked at using quadtrees and the well-separated pairs decomposition (WSPD) for one of our algorithms. As I was reading about the algorithms and geometric concepts, I decided to code them in Javascript and HTML5’s canvas to get more intuition […]

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Tags: Duke · Javascript · Math · Mathematics · Programming

Interactive Voronoi Diagrams with WebGL

August 2nd, 2010 · 13 Comments

Within computational geometry, the Voronoi diagram is a relatively simple concept with a wide-range of applications.  Everything from physics research to the “snap-to” feature in GUI-design uses Voronoi diagrams as a simple underlying data structure to decompose space. I have been working with Voronoi diagrams for the past few months, as my research has focused […]

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Tags: Javascript · Mathematics · OpenGL · Programming

Drag and Drop off the Desktop in Duke Webfiles

October 5th, 2009 · No Comments

While on break, I’ve been playing around with Mozilla’s File API and integrating it with Duke Webfiles, which I work on for OIT. This is only a proof of concept since the spec has not been completed and I only implemented it in the icon view of Webfiles. Regardless, I think it is pretty cool […]

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Tags: Duke · Javascript · Web Development

Ubiquity Scripts

July 30th, 2009 · No Comments

After playing with the Jetpack API and having an increasing desire to procrastinate my Spanish homework, I decided to give the Ubiquity API a shot too and make a few small scripts just to make my life easier.  The first extension I made was a script to do look ups of IP addresses and get […]

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Tags: Javascript · Twitter