Pat Gunn (dachte) wrote,
Pat Gunn
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Vertical Sitting Experiment

That was BioInformatics. I just wrapped up the final, and that's the end of the class. I have absolutely no idea what my grades are -- either they're good or bad, I don't really care much because I got my degree many years ago and am presently not seeking another. I learned a lot in the class, and I'm happy I took it. I re-grasped differential equations, wrote some software to simulate various things (along the way designing a better data structure for a complex need than I did the first time I thought of it years ago), and learned a lot about biological modeling. The DNA stuff was more combinatorial, and also pretty cool. It was all very interesting, and definitely worth it. The class was also fairly difficult, and because I was amazingly unprepared for the midterm, I may have done poorly enough that I'll have to pay for the class -- I'll find out soon enough.

At lunch, before the final, I saw birds stacked on a chain fence, each sitting in their own circle, one ontop of another like in a cross-section of a honeycomb. It was quite cute.

CMU has decided to put hideously bad art on its campus.

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