PageRank: Reminiscing about the Internet before Google
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PageRank: Reminiscing about the Internet before Google

I’m a bit fuzzy on the dates, but it was during a Summer School enrichment program, prior to high school, that I encountered the Internet. Before then, the closest thing to owning a computer was my Super Nintendo. I have memories of using Yahoo! to search for everything Final Fantasy, and used up all the … Continue reading

Ok, Regex, You Win!
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Ok, Regex, You Win!

Regular Expression or Regex is used in programming to indicate patterns in strings (of characters). My most frequent encounters with Regex are¬†when I’m parsing a string in Java and I call the split() function. When Regex has been useful: Let’s say I wanted to count how many times all the words in the Bible occur. … Continue reading