How To Start Programming

Most people who are interested in programming have the same problem: the starting point is unclear. Well I’m going to try and create a guide to help clear up this uncertainty. This guide will be a series of steps, with a few helpful links and some explanations. With that being said, you probably don’t need … [Read more…]

Rookies and Their Importance

I remember one day while I was walking to class when I saw someone wearing a shirt with “All Champions were once Rookies” written on it. This phrase came back to my mind constantly while I was watching the Stanley Cup playoffs and when the Pirates played the Rays on June 30th. Rookies Jake Guentzel … [Read more…]

Understanding Modular Arithmetic

In most introductory computer science mathematics courses at the university level, modular arithmetic is a necessity due to it’s prevalence in computer science theory. When I was in high school, I sought to get ahead and teach myself some modular arithmetic to help myself in my cryptography research. So, I’m going to try and give … [Read more…]

How to Use Git

Let’s say you’re working on a project and you want to do some version control. You could either create a new folder for each version and keep track of changes in a text file. But that’s really inefficient for a large group project. So, it’ll make sense to use some version control software. Enter Git. … [Read more…]

From Small Beginnings…

Sir Francis Drake’s motto is sic parvis magna When translated from Latin, it means “greatness from small beginnings.” At a young age, I wanted to learn all about computers and computer science. I aspired to know it all. Anything about the current programming language I was learning, I wanted to become an expert in it. … [Read more…]

Pastimes and Hobbies

I’m thinking of what I should write about, and I realized that most people don’t really know what I do in my free time. So, I decided to write a bit about my many hobbies and my favorite pastimes. Off the bat, when someone mentions pastimes, immediately baseball comes to my mind. Unlike most teenagers … [Read more…]

About Me

Hi everyone! I’m Sasank and this is a brief history about me. I was born in Pittsburgh, PA and lived there until I was 12. There, I was exposed to so many different cultures, ideas, and perspectives – one being computer science. At a young age, I loved to tinker with electronics. I attended a … [Read more…]