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    Portland Women's History Trail

    A mobile, web-based version of the Portland Women’s History Trail originally created by Eileen Eagan and Polly Welts Kaufman in Portland (Maine). The app is built using jQuery Mobile and jekyll to create a complete HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript application.

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    K1N Navassa Island Contact

    I managed to make contact with the “rarest of the rare” remote locations for amateur radio operators this morning, K1N, on Navassa Island. It’s a tiny place between Hati, Cuba, and Jamacia. It is administered by the US, but remains disputed between the US and Hati.

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    Pondering Site Changes

    Here I sit, looking at past projects (portfolio) and posts thinking of the work that goes into the site versus the work that goes into the content. The result is, too much time goes into the site and not enough into the content. There must be an easier way. A way to encourage myself to write more content and avoid my temptation to tinker with site mechanics.

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    COS 399 - Programming Autonomous Robots (Spring 2015)

    Introduction to the programming concepts involved with autonomous robotic systems. Using off the shelf robot kits students will design a simple robotic platform to meet specific goals. Then, using a common platform for the remainder of the course, students will develop their programming capabilities. Simple open-ended, feedback, and artifial intelligence systems will be explored throughout the. Several benchmarks and robot competitions will be used demonstrate the platform and programming learned in the course.

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    The Art of Memory by Frances A Yates

    Book notes from The Art Of Memory by Frances A Yates

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    The United States v1.1 Released

    An updated version of The United States iPad app was released that includes changes to the user interface to make it feel more at home on iOS 7. There were changes to colors and the style of the user interface. Also, corrected a spelling error or two!

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    COS 450 - Operating Systems (Fall 2014)

    This course is a bottom up construction of a layered operating system beginning with the hardware interface and ending with the user interface. Specific topics covered include concurrent processes, process management, I/O, virtual memory, file management, resource scheduling, and performance measurement. Students are assumed to be familiar with general machine architecture, functions of system software (compilers, loaders, editors, etc.), data structures, and to have some experience with UNIX or another multiprogramming operating system.

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