Archive for March 21st, 2007

New blog category: plumbing

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

It felt like I was griping a lot about plumbing here, so I thought I would make it a new category and go back and classify old posts as “plumbing” if they were water related. So far, I’ve found 14 posts on plumbing problems – more than I’ve written about photography :-(.  That’s depressing. And […]

John W. Backus dies

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Back when I was a postdoc, I was studying FFTs. Okay, actually, I’m not enough of a mathematician to study FFTs, I was studying the efficient implementation of FFTs on parallel computational clusters. One of the graduate students I was working with on the project penned the following: If there’s a working FFT That’s not […]