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Written musings from a computer geek. Software, code, open-source, and heaps of sarcasm. Blog entries are infrequently posted, but I update when I can
21 Nov 2017Reflections as an Undergraduate Research Assistant
Over the past year or so I've been fortunate enough to work with a group of really amazing people at the University Guelph. This post summarizes in a high-level overview my experiences working for the University, and how I've grown as a software developer and academic since October of 2016.
25 July 2015I'll huff and I'll puff.
As a part of my high school computer science course work, I studied and implemented the Huffman lossless compression algorithm in a C++ programme, which I dubbed "huffpuff". This blog entry is about that experience. This brief article will function as an introduction to lossless compression algorithms, and go into more specific details about Huffman coding, what it does, and how it was implemented.