Archives Dec. 20, 2004

Oy, graph layout code takes forever (For any sort of general case)

So, beyond some work on administrivia, spent the bulk of the day working on building graph-displaying mechanisms. For example, wrote a method that, given a start and end point of a range, generates major and minor grid lines within the range. It does that by using the log10 of the number, rounded and decremented to ...

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Poor guy, who could ever make ends meet on that salary... (Sometimes you just want to smack people upside the head)

So, turns out that the head of NASA (a Bush government appointee) is resigning because he needs more money to put his three children through University. He was brought in to institute financial restraint and reasonable bugetting to the institution, btw.

Um, when did it become impossible to put three children through school (for a ...

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