Finding and extracting well-looping segments from a movie requires much attention and patience, and will likely leave you like this in front of your computer:
To make things easier I wrote a Python script which automates the task. This post explains the math behind the algorithm and provides a few examples of use.
blog - Some notes on things I find interesting and important.
As an IBM PC historian, one aspect of my hobby is archiving gaming software. (You can take that statement to mean anything you want -- whatever you think of, you're probably right.) At the 2008 ECCC this past Saturday, a vendor wanted to offload his entire PC stock on me for $5, which I happily…
Sux is an umbrella nickname for the results of my fiddling with the implementation of basic succinct data strucures.
A collection of links for streaming algorithms and data structures - Gist is a simple way to share snippets of text and code with others.
Deductive verification - Proving that Android’s, Java’s and Python’s sorting algorithm is broken (and showing how to fix it) | Envisage: Engineering Virtualized Services
“Quantiles on Streams” - good, short literature survey re estimating percentiles with a small memory footprint
Developers take garbage collection for granted, but it's hard to see how it works. Watch 5 different GC algorithm visualizations.