Inspired by an assignment in which I was tasked to use the Javascript fetch method to make a request, nostalgia hit me as my instructor tried to make fetch happen. Of course, he couldn't make fetch happen, but this lead to me to reminisce the great comedy of that of Mean Girls, which got me… Continue reading Time to get MEAN!

# Month: March 2017

## Why did Dijkstra cross the road? Cuz it was the shortest path!

Dijkstra's algorithm is an algorithm for finding the shortest paths between nodes in a graph, which as conceived by Edsger W. Dijkstra in 1956. The original version of the algorithm found the shortest path between two nodes, but the more common version found the shortest paths between a "source" node and all other nodes of… Continue reading Why did Dijkstra cross the road? Cuz it was the shortest path!

## The Itsy BITsy Spider

Just like spiders, bits are everywhere. Even though we don't necessarily work with bits directly, you'd be surprised where you might encounter bits. Let's talk about 01100010 01101001 01110100 01110011, baby Well, what is a bit? The bit is a basic unit of computation, which is commonly represented as a 0 or 1. When we think… Continue reading The Itsy BITsy Spider