Archive for the 'algorithms' Category

My response to eBay’s Bid Assistant…

Friday, May 18th, 2007

Greetings, eBay recently launched their Bid Assistant, which acts similarly to JBidwatcher’s Multisniping feature, except without the sniping. None the less, it’s good to see them adding features JBidwatcher had six years ago. 😉 Being serious for a moment, I’m actually really happy to see them do this. It’s a straightforward feature, and one they […]

Thoughts on remote diff…

Friday, November 11th, 2005

Greetings, I sat in my office today, listening to a phone interview in which the candidate was asked a number of simple problems, and then the harder design question: Given two computers linked over a slow link (say dialup), each has a 1TB file, how would you determine (1) if the two are different, and […]