Archive for October, 2015

Desirable Features of Homeopathic Software

Written by on October 28, 2015 in Homeopathy with 0 Comments
Desirable Features of Homeopathic Software

There are many good homeopathic programs today. RADAR, RADAROpus, MacRepertory, ISIS, Mercurius, and Complete Dynamics are among the popular ones (I have with me all but the last one). Among web-based programs, Vithoulkas Compass is one that I subscribe to. Most of these include a patient database feature in order to keep track of the […]

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Multimethods in Lisp

Written by on October 13, 2015 in LISP, Programming with 0 Comments
Multimethods in Lisp

In object-oriented languages such as C++ and Java, virtual functions are dynamically dispatched based on the runtime type of the receiving object. But if such virtual functions have an argument that is itself based on a class hierarchy, there is no way to associate dynamic dispatch based on both the receiver and the argument. In […]

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Learning LISP – Resources

Written by on October 8, 2015 in LISP, Programming with 0 Comments

During my talks on Lisp Programming, I am invariably asked to suggest good books to start learning the language. Here is a (partial) list that I readily recommend. Beginner Level: ANSI Common Lisp, Paul Graham, Prentice Hall, 1996. Common LISP: A Tutorial, Wendy L.Milner, Prentice Hall, 1988. Land of LISP: Learn To Program in LISP, […]

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Experimenting with Wearable Devices!

Written by on October 8, 2015 in Electronics, Internet of Things (IoT) with 0 Comments
Experimenting with Wearable Devices!

Adafruit┬ádevelops nice wearable devices. Flora is one of their popular Arduino wearable modules. I stitched together the Flora module, Accelerometer/Compass and NeoPixel on a small handkerchief using the special conductive thread. Then I connected the Flora module via USB to my iMac. Using the Arduino IDE, I uploaded a small program to make the NeoPixel […]

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