On the beauty of programming languages

Lately I’ve been slowly reading “Graffiti Kings: New York Transit Art of the 1970s” by Jack Stewart. I’m reading it because I’ve always been a fan of pop art, and as I’ve started to understand more about its context during its period, I also want to understand graffiti and street art better. For me this… Continue reading On the beauty of programming languages

Playing with Clojure and sampling algos

Over the last few months I’ve been learning Clojure. Best way to learn I find is to use what you learn for something you find useful or interesting. This morning, while browsing Hacker News, I found myself reading about Vitter’s reservoir sampling algorithm, with an example developed in Ruby. After spending a little bit of time… Continue reading Playing with Clojure and sampling algos