Computer Science

Installing Boost.MPI with a Custom Python and a Custom GCC

I was recently chasing a KDD deadline (I still am - so why am I writing this post? I don't know) and was using Boost.MPI's Python bindings for some computation. At CMU, there's a cluster on which I use EPD-Free1 as my Python distribution which is located in: ~/opt/Python27/bin/python I have a custom gcc/g++ (version […]

dateutil problems.

Recently I had to deal with dateutil's parser. Apparently it is very powerful and lots of people masturbate to it and I managed to bring it to its heels with this: >>> dparser.parse("P 16:08 May 14, 2003 UTC", fuzzy=True) Traceback (most recent call last): File "", line 1, in File "/usr/lib/pymodules/python2.6/dateutil/parser.py", line 697, in parse […]

En-route To Thinking Straight

I am not a fan of a large chunk of my childhood. I took things way too seriously. I cried over grades, got depressed about losing notebooks and overall, just cried. I then raised a stupid stink about my grades a lot of times in college. And now I see the same pattern of thinking […]