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  • Digest: Installing and Running Ubuntu 17.10 Desktop on the 12-inch MacBook | NUSHackers

    nushackers.org 03 Nov '17, 4am

    Internal speaker and headphone jack output is still not working (probably). Chaining GRUB2 bootloader probably needs to be manually (possibly automatable) rebuilt every kernel update, and probably the keyboard and touchpad drivers too. Seems like installing GRUB2 adds a folder to the ...

  • 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 #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...

  • Digest: Pivot Tables in SQL - Converting Rows to Columns | NUSHackers

    nushackers.org 16 Nov '17, 5am

    While this query is “cleaner” than the SQL joins “workaround” I wrote previously, there are still some problems with this solution. Firstly, there is a need to specify the columns in the resulting pivot table. While this can also be generated with the underlying framework (with Ruby e...

  • 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...

  • This week's NUS Hackers’ Digest: How 2 inexperienced freshmen built an automated timetable generator over a summer https://t.co/9rcRfYTED4

    Digest: How 2 inexperienced freshmen built an automated timetable generator over a summer | NUSHackers

    nushackers.org 27 Oct '17, 7am

    Digest: How 2 inexperienced freshmen built an automated timetable generator over a summer Posted on Oct 11 by Raynold Ng and Bay Wei Heng Introduction Over the summer, we developed NUSMods Planner, an augmented version of NUSMods that comes with an automatic timetable planner. After m...

  • 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...

  • 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...