It’s About Time! 6

Posted by Loren Shure,

Well, it's about that time. What time? It turns out that this is my 400th post. In 10 years! It's been a lot of fun for me; and I hope you've learnd a lot. So time to talk about time again.... read more >>

No Infs, NaNs, or Bits 5

Posted by Loren Shure,

You may have heard the phrase "no ifs, ands, or buts" - meaning that there whatever the issue is, there is a definitive, non-negotiable answer or outcome. I heard it often when trying to persuade my parents to allow me to do something they didn't want me to do. Today when I heard someone use that phrase, what I sort of heard instead was "no |Inf|s, |NaN|s, or bits". So I will talk about those values and types today.... read more >>

An Old Adage in MATLAB 2

Posted by Loren Shure,

I have to admit, I enjoy puns and plays on words of almost any kind. As I was driving to work this morning, I was thinking about the MATLAB function eval. And something just clicked for me. I am sure the person sitting in the car beside me at the light thought I was crazy.... read more >>

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