22 Oct 2000 sdt   » (Journeyer)

Hm, I'm in Waterloo, Canada now, at the University of Waterloo and enjoying my life here thoroughly. I'm planning to take time and read some more books more deeply and research a few subjects (particularly of mathematical nature) more thoroughly. Of course I'll still be programming now and then, I'm just not sure quite what. Possibly some 3D algorithms. Probably some lexing/parsing. I've started reading The Art Of Computer Programming, it's very interesting, I really enjoy the mathematical side of it (since I, unlike many other programmers, have gained the belief that all the mathematical theory behind programming concepts should be understood to really understand the concepts themself [of course, that means more work for me, but what can you do]). In general my time is limited by my personal life, studying (midterm tomorrow...) and other things, but it's getting better now that I'm starting to settle in here in Canada (which, I must add, really rocks). Eh?

Lately I've been putting much work into my résumé - wrote a (rather bad, it's a quick hack!) DTD for it, wrote it up as xml and then wrote a perl text generator based on XML::DOM. Much fun and I picked up a few things too. You should be able to look at it here. Hopefully will have HTML formatting soon. OF course, I can only get jobs on campus given my student authorisation, but I don't have that much time for a serious job anyways.

Thanks for the authorisations I've been getting recently. Once I have time I'll return the favour.

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