Journal for Thu, Mar 25 2010

Thursday, 25 March 2010

The answer to "Am I relaxed?" is easier and the condition quicker to fix than "Am I happy?".


github has written a code-network visualization chart using Javascript+Canvas to replace a Flash based one. One of the contributing factors for this rewrite is:

Given the current status of Canvas and the impending release of Apple's iPad (which will have no Flash support at all), I finally decided to bite the bullet and do a complete rewrite of the Network Graph in JavaScript and Canvas

Interesting. Also, given that github caters to developers who use non-IE browsers with an overwhelming majority, developing visualization apps using Canvas and Javascript is a nice experiment.


I am still not sure whether white/pink/brown noise helps me concentrate any better while working, but this app — SimplyNoise can help resolve that hypothesis by experimenting.

Gephi graph visualization platform. HN users are enthusiastic.

Evil Mad Scientist — hardware hacking blog.

Today I Learnt

Probably approximately correct learning is a framework for mathematical analysis of machine learning algorithms.