My first introduction to programming was back in 2005 when I was in grade 5. We were introduced to this new course in our school curriculum called Computer Science. The only useful aspect of that course that I still remember is the Turtle Graphics program. It uses a very unpopular programming language called Logo. The … Continue reading Turtle Graphics! (Logo Programming)
Libraries and Programming Concepts The plethora of libraries available for Python is one of its very big advantage. You can find a library for almost anything that you want to do with Python, be it reading an excel file to extract data or plotting your data on a 3d animated graph. This extensive list of … Continue reading Where to Start? (C vs Python) Part 2
In this day and age, if you are not a native English speaker (which is a majority of us considering world demographics), to be able to communicate in English is a skill that is almost a necessity for any job. You might not need to use it on a daily basis, but every so often you face … Continue reading Where to start? (C vs Python) Part 1
Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of understanding Maxwell's equations knows it quite well that the magnetic fields are not very different from the electric fields. This approach although very elegant, requires a very deep understanding of the fundamentals in a mathematical sense. Here is another approach using special relativity and in the form … Continue reading Magnetic Fields aka Electric Fields
The semiconductor packaging world has yet again to gather in the 13th IWLPC - International Wafer-Level Packaging Conference which will be held in DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, San Jose, CA this coming October 18-20, 2016. This conference allows packaging companies commonly known as OSATs (Outsourced Semiconductor Assembly and Test) to discuss and present the latest trend … Continue reading Upcoming IWLPC 2016
If you are an engineer, a physicist, or even a mathematician, you would have at some point in your life tried to "print" these two words on a computer screen. This is programming in a nutshell, it a way of manipulating our machines (computers) to do what we want. There is however a language barrier … Continue reading Hello, World!
As a normal being who cannot part ways with her mobile phone, I have asked Siri "Why Physics?" quite a few times and it responded as any intelligent being would respond. Her response was "Interesting question.". In case you don't know who Siri is, then you can Google it. But really, why Physics?! what's with … Continue reading Why Physics?!