The Importance of Consuming Search Results, Pancakes

Last Time Last time we looked at depth first search and how it could be applied to a simple optimization problem, the pancake problem.  We decomposed the pancake stacking problem…

March 15, 2019 0

Flipping Flapjacks, Pruning Pancakes, and Depth First Steps

In the previous post in this series I spent some time trying to convince you that toy problems are worthy of your attention. In particular, I tried to sell you…

March 8, 2019 0

Looking Back Over The Years

Looking Back The 30+ years at SEP flew by. You hear older people say things like that often, and it does feel like life accelerates. There were some very tough…

March 6, 2019 0

Get Out of My Gmail – Using Google Docs for Work

​So you want to use Google Docs, huh?  Seems it’s what all the cool kids are doing these days. 😎 But if you’re like me there’s a greatness to work/home balance…

March 4, 2019 0

Ridiculous Problems, Real Applications

Life is filled with compromises. Generally, we just don’t have the resources, be they time, money or and so on, to do the things we want to do as well…

March 1, 2019 0

Machine Learning for Classifying Turbine Engine Performance

Introduction Machine learning is at least as old as Arthur Samuel’s attempts to improve his checkers playing programs back in the 1950s (Some Studies in Machine Learning Using the Game…

February 22, 2019 0

Angular – Dynamically Loading External Libraries

The Setup: I am on a project for a fairly large client. There are multiple teams, and they all depend on each other to varying degrees. This client requested an…

February 21, 2019 0

SEP Named a Best Place to Work for 10th Consecutive Year

SEP was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in Indiana. This 14th annual program was created by the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and Best Companies Group….

February 19, 2019 0

Charity Close to My Heart

As I start to transition my career after 30+ years at SEP, I wanted to share something close to my heart. My wife Deanna and I have a close connection…

January 29, 2019 0

Invest with Pride : The Journey

“Love, Simon” a progressive romcom that tackles the hard truth of coming to terms with who you are, has a scene that asks the question, “Why is straight the default?”…

January 29, 2019 0