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Computers & Programming

Linkage Program

Better Drawings of Links

There are currently two ways to show links in the Linkage software: The link is drawn as a polygon using the outer-most connectors to define the shape, and drawn as a solid object with the connector circles giving the appearance of holes within a larger polygon with rounded…

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Computers & Programming

HP Spectre 15t

I bought a new Windows laptop and I’m a bit disappointed. The latest AMOLED screens on HP laptops supposedly all have this same issue; The screen has texture at the pixel or sub-pixel level. It is absolutely horrible. From what I have read, this is because of how…

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Computers & Programming

Neural Network Experiment

I suspect that anyone reading my blog will notice that unlike other blogs, I tend to post about things I’m going to do, not things that I’ve done. My latest interest is in neural networks. I think that I have a good grasp of how they work aside…

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Computers & Programming

Programming in Breadth: Hello World

Many programming books start out with a chapter called “Hello World” or at least a section of the chapter where the programming itself is being taught. After installing text editors, compilers, etc., a program must be written that does something visible, and so, the “hello world” program is…

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Linkage Program

Linkage Temporary Points

[Update: Scroll the update at the end to see new information about all of this] When I first wrote the Linkage software, I knew that if you rotate some points, that they can’t be rotated back to their original positions because of math and rounding issues. I immediately…

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