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I am (or was) a Physics / Computer Science major with interests in distributed and parallel computing, computational physics, and web application development.

I dabble in plenty of Physics related things from time to time, but I mostly spend my time programming in C++, C# and Mathematica. I have a rather obsessive interest in distributed computing and parallel computing in general.

My most recent interests are within web application development in the ASP.NET MVC3 framework and in high performance computing with visualization.

Disclaimer: The questions and answers provided by me on this website do not represent the views of my employer. They are purely my own and are not meant to represent that of my employer.


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comment Funny behaviour when plotting a polynomial of high degree and large coefficients
Have you considered that you're working with a 29th degree polynomial with insanely huge coefficients? It's not surprising to me that you get a plot like that. It may seem "nice" early on, but that's because z^29 (and other high-order terms) is very small near 0. Near approximately 0.85, it rapidly approaches 1.
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comment Tuning ParallelMap when IO and computationally bound
@casperOne: yes. The explanation above holds in general. many of the cases I described above are from personal experience with some simulations I've run. Most are too complicated to post here unfortunately
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