This past week I decided to write an android app with Xamarin and launch it on the Google Playstore. My app is a simple concept which currently doesn’t exist out there, that is paying your mortgage from your smart phone.
Have you ever wondered how electricity works when you plug something in? You don’t need to, you just know that you when you have an electronic device, it just needs a plug to fit into the interface.
There are various programming courses I teach, but I’d have to say that Introduction to Programming using C++ is my favorite. I love building and creating, and when I get those students who want to dabble and learn programming, it’s
In my latest e-book, A Developer’s Guide To The Technical Interview, I wrote a section about building your resume using something known as the Pareto Principle. In our daily lives the Pareto Principle is visible to us more than ever. What
My first real programming job was as a junior programmer doing VB for a printing company. Not exactly a challenging language, but it was the first company that gave me the opportunity. This was my mental state back then, and it shouldn’t
In my last article I wrote about min-hashing, and how we can calculate a similarity between 2 records, whether it be a string of names, or even a blurb of words in a page. In order to compute the jaccard
Many articles online are geared towards depressing you, or talking you out of becoming an adjunct. Being an adjunct is worth it, with the condition that you have a full time job which complements your income in what I call “diversifying
Over the course of my career as a Computer Scientist, one of my favorite subjects in the field has been data analysis. I love finding ways of representing data in a meaningful and useful way to determine a conclusion. A
Even though you’re not teaching high school, you’d be surprised at some college students that haven’t completely abandoned their high school identity. The first semester that I taught, I tried to be the really cool professor, and wasn’t attentive to
As a part time adjunct, one of the hardest aspects of teaching is handling students with accommodations. There are legal ramifications you need to worry about, and sometimes you can unknowingly break the law. You should have a blurb in