All entries for June 2006
June 18, 2006
Biohazard QuestionWho designed the biohazard symbol?
June 17, 2006
Wondering what kind of software the different university departments load onto laptops they issue to people.
I have BioEdit, Cygwin–X, Endnote, Exceed, Maple, Mathematica, Mathtype, MDL ISIS Draw, Microsoft Office, PuTTY, Python, SciFinder Scholar, VMD and probably a few other things I haven't come across yet.
June 16, 2006
Threading a calculation–heavy programThreading a calculation–heavy program is unlikely to make it run faster/more efficiently. Discuss.
June 14, 2006
Passing objects by value
If a particular class of objects is heavily used, do not pass it by value. Passing such objects by value is guaranteed to slow down your program!