Thoughts and Stuff

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In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it.

George Orwell

Thesis Redux

I’ve been pretty busy the past half year, and haven’t found time to work on OT. Fortunately, I recently have recovered my workflow and will update my status on OT, as well as a secret project I’ve been kicking around in the back of my head for the last several years. My college physics thesis was a simulation and analysis of a system of close-packed spheres. Specifically, I was looking what crystalline structure arises in the system as the density of spheres increases, which is a small part of the grand question, “How do objects freeze? Continue reading

Google Wave Whitepapers

Google Wave (sadly deprecated) has pioneered a lot of what drives modern-day Google Docs, Slides, etc. in terms of an OT framework – thankfully, the project has led to a series of whitepapers discussing the technologies present in Wave, and even more happily, the original source code was open-sourced.

Sources

  1. Google Wave whitepapers
  2. High-Latency, Low-Bandwidth Windowing in the Jupiter Collaboration System (Nichols 1995)
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