Yesterday I finally dedicated some time to assembly my newest toy: a Lego Mindstorm NXT 2.0! I just made the basic drive rover with some sounds. I need now to explore more the capabilities of the NXT. I need to see what other options exist in terms of programming the brick. As before, the internal … Continue reading NXT 2.0
Some weeks ago I was contacted by No Starch Press asking if I would like to review one of their latest books: Learn You a Haskell for Great Good! by Miran Lipovača. I accepted it because I was already interested in reading the book and it would be the perfect opportunity to learn Haskell more … Continue reading Review: Learn You a Haskell for Great Good!
Last week I was in Turin for Evo* 2011. It was a nice event and it is always good to meet again friends and collegues. However, Evo* has lots of parallel sessions and so it becomes impossible to see everything you want or would like. This year I decided to focus a bit more than … Continue reading Evo* 2011: brief notes
Yesterday took place the Munich Lisp User Group meeting. The group is a bit irregular in making them, and taken this into account, I think it was successful (there was one planned in November but it didn’t happen; in the meantime, I went to Zürich to attend one ;-)). Anyway, yesterday there were 2 short … Continue reading Lisp meeting in Munich
Just received an email with good news! The paper that I got accepted at EuroGP was nominated for Best Paper! The work that I started last year is starting to get some good feedback which is great :-) This paper describes the approach I have developed (in collaboration with Francisco B. Pereira) to evolve pheromone … Continue reading EuroGP 2011 Best Paper Nomination