Answer to the math programming question
This is the answer to the previous math programming question, a problem difficult enough to be interesting, yet simple enough to be finished in a short time. Here is the answer:
Testing your math and programming skills
Math problems can easily be very hard. Finding some math programming tasks that are simple enough to be finished in a short time, yet interesting enough in the meantime is not that easy. Today I’ve found another one. Here it is:
Is this the year of the sheep or what?
It first started from BBC, then followed by CNN, then it goes viral around the world about the confusion: which exactly the year it is, goat or sheep?
The whole western media now seems to be all joking on the Chinese: “Come on, make up your mind, don’t confuse people any more”. This makes me very uncomfortable, and want to defend the Chinese here. This is actually not a joke on Chinese, but in fact it should be a joke on English. Why?
The Big Bang might have never happened
I never blog about science but I have to break my rule today, because this is such a ground-breaking discovery — the Big Bang might have never happened! So today I’m creating a new category, Science, and blog about the Big Bang.
Microsoft is locking down while the whole world is opening up
Before the dawn of the Internet, you have to pay big bucks to access to MSDN and TechNet articles. They comes periodically on CDs. Those who have them, will have a very competitive edge over those who don’t. So it was a big surprise when I first found out that the MSDN and TechNet articles can be available freely on the Internet. Opening them up is surely a welcoming move.
However, I don’t understand why, Microsoft is locking them down again.
How to play midi files under Ubuntu Linux
Playing midi under Linux is an old topic that nobody talks about nowadays. Hence all documents/blogs/how-tos on playing midi under Linux are more or less outdated. I’ve exhausted all my google searched but still having trouble to piece together the puzzles into a whole piece.
Finally with the help from John O’M, it is working for me now. Here is how I get it working.