nushackers.org Archives - 23 October 2017, Monday

  • NUS Hackers’ Digest: Preparing for a coding interview by Facebook Front End Engineer and NUS Alumni @yangshunz! https://t.co/SziebJZjHo

    Digest: Preparing for a Coding Interview | NUSHackers

    nushackers.org 12 Oct '17, 6am

    One exception to the convention of allowing you to “pick any programming language you want” is when you are interviewing for a domain-specific position, such as Front End/iOS/Android Engineer roles, in which you would need to be familiar with coding algorithms in JavaScript, Objective...

  • NUS Hackers’ Digest: NUS Hackers site migration and redesign https://t.co/lD2O2DjvnM

    Digest: NUS Hackers site migration and redesign | NUSHackers

    nushackers.org 21 Sep '17, 6am

    Digest: NUS Hackers site migration and redesign Posted on Sep 17 by Li Kai This summer, the NUS Hackers site went through a huge redesign (you’re looking at it right now). It took the efforts of everyone on the core team to make the blog better. In terms of improvements we managed to ...

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    Digest: Dates with JavaScript

    nushackers.org 03 Jul '17, 11pm

    Digest: Dates with JavaScript Posted on 25 Jan 2017 by Ng Zhi An This post is about the various ways you can create a Date in JavaScript, both documented and undocumented, how it works under the hood, and the (maybe surprising) results you get. I first came across this while working o...

  • Friday Hacks #133, March 31

    nushackers.org 31 Mar '17, 9am

    Hey folks, join this special edition on cyber security to hear from Jeff Moss and Halvar Flake! Event Description: NUS Greyhats and NUS Hackers are co-organizing this coming speaker series! For this event, we have invited two distinguished speakers. (1) Jeff Moss, founder of DEFCON an...

  • NUS Hackers’ Digest: The Internals of Microsoft Word by @jethroksy https://t.co/Aa6yOKRr7w

    Digest: Editor Internals - MS Word

    nushackers.org 13 Mar '17, 3am

    Recently, I delivered a presentation on techniques that enable real-time collaboration, with a focus on text editors. Since, I’ve developed an interest in how text editors are implemented. This series is an attempt at an overview of the internals of all popular text editor implementat...

  • 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?...

  • 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 #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 #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:/...

  • 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...

  • Friday Hacks #68, March 28

    nushackers.org 28 Mar '14, 5am

    Friday Hacks #68, March 28 Posted on March 26, 2014 by Vishnu Prem This friday, we have a talk by the awesome Beng Eu about he built NUSMods. See you there! (Also, a little birdie tells us that Jeff Moss might be attending FH this week :)) Date/Time : Friday, March 28th at 6:30pm Venu...

  • Friday Hacks #67, March 21

    nushackers.org 20 Mar '14, 5am

    This friday, we have a talk by Lee Chun Munn from Institute of Systems Science about what’s new in Java 8. See you there! Date/Time : Friday, March 21th at 6:30pm Venue : SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town Map : http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Free pizza is served before the tal...

  • Friday Hacks #64, Feb 21

    nushackers.org 20 Feb '14, 8am

    How can you take down a country’s Internet and prevent more than 6 million users from surfing web pages for 8 hours without even standing up? Try DNS cache poisoning. In late January 2014, a case of DNS spoofing in China caused all web queries to be routed to a single IP address in th...

  • How to win a hackathon ~ NUS Hackers

    How to win a Hackathon

    nushackers.org 20 Jan '14, 7am

    Camillus Cai was part of the 3 person team that won Hack&Roll 2013, and later a part of the 4 person team that won 3rd place in PenApps Fall 2013, the largest student hackathon in the US (and possibly the world). He’s now one of the organisers for Hack&Roll 2014 . Are you dead serious...

  • Tips for Attending a Hackathon as a Programming Newbie

    nushackers.org 19 Jan '14, 4pm

    Tips for Attending a Hackathon as a Programming Newbie Posted on January 18, 2014 by Eli James 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 pr...

  • 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...

  • Singapore’s Startup scene – words of a Silicon Valley Entrepreneur | NUS

    nushackers.org 09 Sep '13, 8am

    This is tremendous deviation from the open, collaborative, and transparent nature of Silicon Valley. It’s common for founders of ‘competing’ companies to go out for drinks with one another. New startups will push their ideas out to the community through presenting at events, blog cove...

  • The Hacker Attitude

    nushackers.org 07 Jul '13, 10am

    Five things. Again taken from Eric S. Raymond’s How To Become a Hacker : 1. The world is full of fascinating problems waiting to be solved. Being a hacker is lots of fun, but it’s a kind of fun that takes lots of effort. The effort takes motivation. Successful athletes get their motiv...

  • Friday Hacks #48, Apr 19

    nushackers.org 17 Apr '13, 3pm

    This week we have Kelvin Yeung and Miha Ciglar. Date/Time: Friday, April 19 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Sign up here: http://bit.ly/fridayhacks2013 Free pizza is served before the talks. Talk 1: Graph Databases (Kevin...

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  • Friday Hacks #47, Apr 12

    nushackers.org 12 Apr '13, 4am

    This week we have Gaurav Chandrashekar. Date/Time: Friday, April 12 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps/2Zy3M Sign up here: http://bit.ly/fridayhacks2013 Free pizza is served before the talks. Talk: Building real time apps with met...

  • Friday Hacks #46, Apr 5

    nushackers.org 04 Apr '13, 2am

    Post navigation ← Friday Hacks #45, Mar 22 Friday Hacks #46, Apr 5 Posted on April 4, 2013 by benedict This week we have Dr Yiqun Hu and Alvin Jiang from PayPal Singapore R&D Lab. Dr Hu will be sharing with us an interesting research done on sound. Following that, Alvin will be sharin...

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  • Friday Hacks #45, Mar 22

    nushackers.org 20 Mar '13, 1pm

    Friday Hacks #45, Mar 22 Posted on March 20, 2013 by benedict This week we have Dr Michael Brown and Melvin Zhang. These talks are suited for everyone! So come and listen to them! Date/Time: Friday, March 22 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http:/...

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  • Guest Post #1 NUSMorge

    nushackers.org 18 Mar '13, 3pm

    Guest Post #1 NUSMorge Posted on March 18, 2013 by omer In the spirit of hacking, we’re starting a new series of posts exposing some of the projects made during the hack&roll. NUSMorge is a timetable merger, built on top of the Beng’s open source web app nusmods.com. It was built in 2...

  • Hack&Roll ’13: A Look Back |

    nushackers.org 16 Mar '13, 2pm

    Hack&Roll, the 24-hour hackathon we started last year, was held for the second time around on the 24th and 25th of February, in the NUS School of Computing COM1 Basement. This year saw an even larger turnout than last time, with 62 participants competing in 22 teams, as well as a numb...

  • Hack&Roll ’13: A Look Back |

    nushackers.org 16 Mar '13, 1pm

    Hack&Roll, the 24-hour hackathon we started last year, was held for the second time around on the 24th and 25th of February, in the NUS School of Computing COM1 Basement. This year saw an even larger turnout than last time, with 62 participants competing in 22 teams, as well as a numb...

  • Friday Hacks #44, Mar 15

    nushackers.org 14 Mar '13, 2pm

    Friday Hacks #44, Mar 15 Posted on March 14, 2013 by michael This week, we will be adding a twist to our regular Friday Hacks. Instead of the regular talks by speakers, we’ll just be having a hacking session. You are more than welcome to bring your own projects, homework, etc, down an...

  • Friday Hacks #43, Mar 8

    nushackers.org 07 Mar '13, 4pm

    This week we have Nick Jachowski and Derrick Ko. Nick will be sharing with us his work on an open-source wireless sensor network which utilizes the Arduino platform. Derrick will be sharing his experience working in the valley and taking questions from the floor about tech and the tec...

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  • Excited to be speaking at this week's Friday Hacks by NUS Hackers. See you there at 6.30pm!

    About Friday Hacks

    nushackers.org 07 Mar '13, 4am

    Our weekly Friday meetings are called Friday Hacks. They include one or two technical talks, followed by a hacking session. The idea is simple: get people to come share their hacks, research, or technical knowledge with the programmer community in NUS. We invite up to 2 people to spea...

  • Friday Hacks #42, Feb 22

    nushackers.org 21 Feb '13, 2pm

    This week we have Cristobal Viedma, who will share with us on building a web architecture that scales. Anyone who is interested should definitely come for the talk! Date/Time: Friday, February 22 at 6:30pm Venue: SR2, Education Resource Centre, University Town. Map: http://goo.gl/maps...

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