Chapter 4 of the The New Turing Omnibus is about the Monte Carlo method. I spent a fair bit of time learning about Monte Carlo methods for my PhD and have had to explain it to a few people as a result. When I read this chapter, I thought back to my favorite example, and thought I ...
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Chapter 2 of the The New Turing Omnibus is about Finite Automata. I wanted to do some of the exercises on the blog so I looked around for a good way to draw finite state diagrams. Looks like graphviz is the standard. I thought it would be easier if I could just write my graphviz ...

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I started reading The New Turing Omnibus. I am not sure what blog post pointed me at the book, but I read that it is a great tour of computer science, which sounded interesting so I thought I would jump right in. The first chapter is on Algorithms, which made me think of the firs ...