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  • Friday Hacks #128, February 17

    nushackers.org 17 Feb '17, 11am

    We are excited to have Emil and Sunny speaking at this week’s FH before we break for recess week. Check out more details below. See you there! Date/Time: Friday, February 17 at 6:30pm Venue: SR3, Town Plaza, University Town, NUS Free pizza is served before the talks! Facebook event he...

  • Digest: Summary of the Current State of LaTeX

    nushackers.org 15 Feb '17, 8am

    This article will be structured in two parts. The first discusses reasons to use or not use LaTeX to typeset your document, while the second discusses the current landscape of TeX engines, document typesetting systems, and distributions. 1. Introduction: do you really need to use TeX?...

  • Friday Hacks #119, September 30

    nushackers.org 30 Sep '16, 11am

    This week, we have Benjamin from DSO and James from nuTonomy, both talking about Autonomous Vehicles. See you there! Facebook event here . Date/Time : Friday, September 30 at 6:30pm Venue : SR3, Town Plaza, University Town Free pizza is served before the talks. Autonomous Vehicles: Ad...

  • Friday Hacks #111, April 1

    nushackers.org 31 Mar '16, 6am

    It’s going to be an epic security themed Friday this week. There will be two talks followed by a Q/A with Jeff Moss, founder of Black Hat & DEF CON! Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1546142585684888/ Date/Time : Friday, April 1 at 6:30pm Venue : Seminar Room 3, Town Pla...

  • Markov Chains. Explained Visually

    Digest: Text Generation with Markov Models

    nushackers.org 24 Nov '16, 2pm

    A Markov Model is used to model a system that randomly evolves with time, where the future state depends only on the current state, and not on any of the previous states. To clarify what that means, take for example a simple game, such as snakes and ladders. Each position on the board...

  • Friday Hacks #112, April 8

    nushackers.org 04 Apr '16, 4pm

    Friday Hacks #112, April 8 Posted on 03 Apr 2016 by Varun For our second last Friday Hacks of the semester, we’re inviting Omer and Jason to tell us more about implementing compilers and programming languages. Join us for this programming languages themed talk. Facebook event: https:/...

  • In memoriam, Aaron Swartz

    nushackers.org 13 Jan '13, 7pm

    (This post is written by Eli, a former President of NUS Hackers.) Aaron Swartz was my hero. He died two days ago, committing suicide at the age of 26, too early in a colourful and accomplished life, and now, too late. I won’t cover all that he has done; people who know him personally ...

  • Tips for Attending a Hackathon as a Programming Newbie

    nushackers.org 19 Jan '14, 1am

    Our annual hackathon, Hack&Roll, is coming up at the end of this week. If you’re a freshman, or new to programming, you’re probably wondering if you should join it. You barely know how to program, after all, much less build apps — why join a competition filled with people with way mor...