Monthly Archives: June 2015

Interesting – The Internet map

Internet map is an interesting site.  The map of the Internet is a photo shot of the global network as of end of 2011 (however, baloons show actual statistics from Alexa). It encompasses over 350 thousand websites from 196 countries and all domain zones. Information about more than 2 million links between …

Read More »

How to destroy Programmer Productivity

The following image about programmer productivity is making its rounds on the internet: I haven’t figured out the secret to being productive yet, largely because I have never been consistently productive. Sometimes I just can’t get anything done. Sure, I come into the office, putter around, check my email every …

Read More »

Why fingers wrinkle when wet

The old solution is that wrinkling is simply the result of your fingers and toes absorbing water after a long period of being submerged. But there are problems with this! First: why is it only our fingers and toes that get wrinkly? Second: why is this such an unusual trait …

Read More »

Visualizing sort algorithms

The video below is one fantastic way to understand how sort algorithms work. Sorts random shuffles of integers, with both speed and the number of items adapted to each algorithm’s complexity. The algorithms are: selection sort, insertion sort, quick sort, merge sort, heap sort, radix sort (LSD), radix sort (MSD), …

Read More »