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J. Caleb Wherry

Scientist. Engineer. Musician.

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Viva la Science

2016

New Website

I have finally gotten around to getting my new website setup like I want it. I wrote my previous website back in 2010 and embedded a Wordpress blog into in. ...

2015

Interesting CppCon 2014 Talks - Part 1

There were some very interesting talks last year at CppCon 2014 (main Youtube channel). Unfortunately, I did not get to go to the conference but I’m really h...

2014

Tastes of Atlanta

We’ve been living in Atlanta, Georgia for about 4 months now and have seen and done a lot of different things. One of the things Meagan and I told ourselves ...

Interviews & Interview Questions

tl;dr: This is a really long post and full of interview questions. If you are just interested in the code, it can be found on my GitHub.

Current Reads

Current reads! I like to write these every once-in-a-while to clear my thoughts and get a handle on what I need to finish up on my reading list. I have a bad...

Modern C++ - Great Talk by Herb Sutter

Herb Sutter gives a great talk on some of the new directions, new paradigms, and reasons why modern C++ is a great language in the video below. Lots of nice ...

Technobabble

Technobabble can be hilarious. I was reading an article today that had a lot of it and it got me thinking about some videos I had seen before. It took me awh...

Continuous Integration + GitHub Repos

There are countless reasons why a Software Engineer should adhere to best practices when designing software and I would like to discuss some uses of these us...

Wicked Awesome Game Idea

One of the coolest games I have ever seen! Seriously, this thing is AWESOME! Forced perspective is such a neat technique it seems crazy that a game like this...

JQuery & New Website Widgets

Recently at work I was tasked with using JavaScript to enhance some of our Workflow/forms that we have created using Ellucian’s Banner Workflow.

Bought a Chromecast!

Whelp, I finally bought a Chromecast! Ever since it was announced back in July of last year I wanted to get one. Meagan and I currently use our softmodded Wi...

2013

Embedded Code Test

I just installed a new plugin for embedding code into my posts. I had to do some edits to my custom Wordpress theme so here goes nothing:

2011

Math 101: Simple Flawed Proofs

I wanted to post on types of proofs that I find highly interesting: ones that are completely and utterly wrong based on very simple mathematics. With these t...

The Quantum Pontiff Relinquishes Control

Recently Dave Bacon ditched his life as a Quantum Computer Scientist/Physicist and took up a post at Google as a Software Engineer. I commend him on his new ...

MCS 2011: Intro

I am delighted to report that a few months ago I was accepted into an international summer school on Modern Computational Science: Simulation of Extreme Even...

Current Reads

As I start my new job as a Research Engineer, I am hoping to have a lot more time on my hands to continue some of my readings. I am always interested in new ...

A Series of Book Reviews

My library has been growing steadily as of late and I find myself not having enough time to read. I get caught up in school, research, life, etc. and just do...

2010

Fields Medal 2010

Every four years, the International Congress of Mathematicians of the International Mathematical Union meet and decide on what most consider the top honor in...

Does \(P \neq NP\)?

I have been meaning to make this post for about 2 weeks but have not gotten around to it. I could not be silent on the issue, even if the post is a little la...

QuISU 2009

Last summer was the first time I got involved in something “quantum-y.” I had two years of schooling in Computer Science type classes (and some math, althoug...

USEQIP 2010

Last summer I participated in a summer school at MIT called QuISU. While I was there I heard of another program that goes on every summer at the Institute fo...

Trombones de Costa Rica

When I was a trombone performance major my first year in undergrad, I came across a group of amazing trombone performers from Costa Rica named Trombones de C...

QCSYS 2010

Recently at IQC there was a week long summer school for high school students called Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students (QCSYS). I had the pleasur...

My First Cuban Cigar

A few weekends ago I dropped by a local smoke shop in Waterloo, ON, CA by the name of Walper Tobacco Shop. I was referred here by professor and faculty membe...

Meeting Stephen Hawking

It was a great pleasure of mine this summer to get to meet the world famous Stephen Hawking while working at the Institute for Quantum Computing and the Peri...

\( \LaTeX \)

Testing \( \LaTeX \) on the blog. It’s also enabled in the comments so have at it!

Why freehosting.com Sucks!

One of the worst mistakes someone can make is trying to use a free hosting site to host your website. I was in a rush to get my site up a few months ago and ...

Hosting Problems

I have been having problems with my hosting over the past week and it’s been most annoying. I will be posting soon on the issue and why you should NOT use fr...