Your hands can't hit what your eyes can't see.For this reason, we have to be careful when feeding numbers into our computer. Check out what happens when you ask a basic math question to Python:Pictured: the folly of manHuh, that's strange. Where did all those zeros come from? It turns out that machines use binary … Continue reading Float like a butterfly; sting like a bee.
The time is 6:30 am. I'm outside my residence hall, having completed my morning run. I look around me and see faces and lights begin to appear. People in cars and buses slowly move into the empty streets. The chirps of birds and songs of the bugs break the desolate wasteland of the hour before. The dark void of … Continue reading Promoting the discussion of Ethics
Call me Ishmael. Some years ago - never mind how long precisely - having little or no money in my purse, and nothing particular to interest me on shore, I thought I would sail about a little and see the watery part of the world. I'll tell you a story from my ongoing adventure in physics.Though I … Continue reading Programming for Particle Physics – Monte Carlo simulations and Markov Chains