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CS in depth
How does memory work in Unix
Written Jul 17, 2013
Great way to remember sorting algos
How would you explain the various sorting algorithms to a six year old?
I've been working as a developer for three years.
Written Jul 13, 2013
You have a deck of cards. You want to get them in a specific order. How do you go about it?
You shuffle the deck. If the cards are now in the right order, you have successfully sorted the deck. If not, you shuffle again until such time as the deck is properly sorted.
Written Jul 14, 2013
What is BIOS?
Jan Christian Meyer
Ph.D. in Computer Science
Updated Sep 14, 2013
BIOS is the
ystem of personal computers from the lineage of 'IBM compatibles', that is, your common, vanilla flavor PC.
It tends to be a flash memory that the computer is wired to read at power-on, containing code to
carry out various tests that detect hardware components present, and sort out some whats, wheres and hows of initializi...
Written Jul 3, 2013