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Talking about Spiking Neural Networks and games

During the London module I had the chance to research and talk about spiking neural networks. They're really interesting, although their application in games is still limited. If you're interested in the presentation…

Back in action!

Long time, no update. Let's get back to serious business. Genetic Programming Progress on my Genetic Programming library (C#) is going nicely. Basic features (greedy and tournament selection, crossover, mutation, ra…

IGGI Symposium 2014

Between the 16th and 18th of September I attended the IGGI Symposium at the University of York as one of the first 12 students accepted for the programme.  The organisers managed to bring together great names …

C++ fstream - use "\n" instead of std::endl

tl;dr; version: If you have to write a lot of lines to a file and time is of the essence in your C++ code, don't use std::endl to print a line delimiter. Use a simple "\n" instead. Why? Story time When coding, you…

Making a standard, static website more fun with AJAX!

You have a website. It has links. Clicking on a link tells the browser to drop everything it has and get a completely new set of data. That data can include headers, menus, footers, essentially things that the old pag…

Software I use (and why!) - July 2014

Introduction I use software. You use software too! You're using one right now to read this (unless, for some unknown reason, you decided to print this page). I've decided to write down what I use on a regular basis f…