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Georgia Tech’s Online Master in Computer Science

Earlier this year, Udacity, Georgia Tech, and AT&T announced a ~$7000 Online Master of Science in Computer Science (OMSCS) graduate program. OMSCS courses will be offered on Udacity‚Äôs platform and are specifically designed to be delivered online. In comparison, similar … Continue reading

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Brainstorming ideas for online science education (+ MOOC lore)

Note: I am a MOOC enthusiast and have no affiliation with any MOOC platform. In late 2011, three novel online computer science education platforms arose: ai-class taught by Profs. Sebastian Thrun and Peter Norvig, ml-class taught by Prof. Andrew Ng, … Continue reading

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Modern Sanskrit Transcription

I was sifting through some of my archives and noticed a fun article I had written about common methods for Sanskrit transcription. The information is already dated now, but it might still be interesting to some! http://shashir.autodidactus.org/shashir_umich/sanskrit_transcription.html This used to … Continue reading

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Bachmann-Landau Asymptotic Notation

(This article looks technical, although it is really not. I overuse mathematical symbols if only to exercise a newly found way to display within HTML. Other people may prefer to discuss asymptotic notation in a much more concrete way.) According … Continue reading

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The study of the French language

A few years ago, I had resolved to study French to the point where I may comprehend a popular movie or a novel. I have forgotten why I pursued French over all the other languages in the world (it might … Continue reading

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The study of Data Structures and Algorithms

I have become interested in computer science some years ago and I am now concerned with educating myself on the fundamentals of “Data Structures and Algorithms” as taught in the courses of the same name at many universities. I never … Continue reading

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