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Social Network Mining YouTube Videos

Abstract YouTube videos are categorized into a number of classes such as music, entertainment, sports. This paper will explore how these categories are related, how strongly they are related, and the techniques used to gain this information. Data...

Hal

Introduction Hal is a artificial intelligence I wrote for the Minecraft server I run. Here I hope to shed some light onto what he does and how he works. I'm going to run with the anthropomorphized 'he' even though Hal is really just a bunch of shell...

Virtue

Virtue is an old word. When you hear it you think of angels, saints, or a chivalrous knight, right? The common definition these days is something along the lines of "excellent, moral behavior", but I'd like to talk about a slightly different...

Romeo & Juliet Balcony Scene

Juliet: Like, oh my gosh! Romeo: She spoke dude! Oh, please like speak again, wondrous angel, because you are As gnarly as this night, being like, over my head, You're like a totally winged messenger from God or something, Who like everyone looks at,...

Ray Tracing with Functional Languages

There are a few notable programming features intrinsic to functional languages that make them well suited for implementing algorithms like ray tracing. We'll be using a simple ray tracer implemented in Typed Racket as the article of discussion. For all...

Adventures in Anonymity

There are a lot of ways to gain some anonymity on the web, of which proxies and VPNs are quite common. In particular, Squid3, SSH, Tor, and OpenVPN are great free options if you're looking to run your own service. I've used all of these while...

Freedom

To be free is to be an eagle soaring through the clouds, To be free is to be unchallenged and respected, To be free is to be a tumbleweed rolling across the desert, To be free is to be a honored guest anywhere, To be free is to have no home but to roam...