Monthly Archives: May 2006

QuickSort and Pivot Selection

I just spent some two hours tracking down a bug in a piece of code I’m writing, and I’m quite amazed at what I found. As most of you out there know, the current winner for the fastest sorting algorithm … Continue reading

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It’s post-APCS time again

So what do you do with yourselves now that the APCS exam is done? Here at BG, we have two more weeks until the Senior Final Exams, and we’re required to have final exam (as the AP grades won’t be … Continue reading

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Fighting Spam

Seeing a couple of blog entries selling steroids has me hoping that: A) the powers that be on theSpoke will move quickly to delete the account (and all posts) of the spammer, and B) no registered user of theSpoke ever … Continue reading

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Bike-a-thon Sunday

Tomorrow I go for a bike ride. Each year on the first Sunday of May I ride in the American Diabetes Association’s Tour de Cure bike-a-thon. This is a fundraiser to help fight diabetes. I ride each year in honor … Continue reading

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Wombat Hunters Wanted (again)

This is a repeat post; please forgive the repetition. Has anyone been involved in a "Hunt for the Wombat"? I asked this last week, but never heard back from anyone. I’m not sure if it was because A) there are … Continue reading

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It is finished

For all intents and purposes, APCS is done. I just finished a final review for my students, the bell rang, and they left. Tomorrow morning they take the test, and there’s almost nothing more I can do for them. Last … Continue reading

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