All entries for February 2006

February 19, 2006

Questions on Christianity

For Christians: how can you be confident in your beliefs? Is it possible that your beliefs are turning coincidence into the work of God?

For non-Christians: if you do not believe that Jesus was ressurrected, how do you explain the spread of early Christianity?

February 14, 2006

Only slightly bruised

I went ice skating today with the juggling society, and I didn't totally suck.

February 09, 2006

Stunning revelation #264058

I should never let myself choose between watching Buffy and working on my factsheet due in on Friday.

February 03, 2006

You decide!

A fact sheet on "Babies, and how to eat them": funny or not funny?

February 02, 2006

My day

Today has been productive.

I have:

Got my coursework, which became more interesting when it was explained that we aren't allowed to use any of the Java built-in list classes.

Started my coursework.

Signed for a house that's within 15 minutes of campus (ha at you, Leamington Spa), with Louise and two people I've met twice.

Discovered that the A* search algorithm is basically Dijkstra's algorithm, only the "value" of a node is equal to the cost of getting there plus the estimated cost of getting to the target, instead of just the cost of getting there.

Counting all times past midnight as part of today, I had an excellent discussion with Hennell.

And perhaps most importantly, I demonstrated to someone that their tin opener will actually work, so long as you use it the right way.

New blog location

After a hiatus of several years, I’ve started blogging again at

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