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Recent Graduate of Georgia State University in Computer Science and Religious Studies. Currently job-hunting whilst working in a bookstore.

Areas of Interest: Programming Language Design, Compilers, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Vision/Graphics, Cellular Automata, Human-Centered Computing, Computing Ethics, Databases, Audio Programming/Processing, Parallel Computing, Embedded Systems.

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I was the Program Chair for the GSU Student Chapter of ACM. I was also the Vice Chair of the GSU Student Chapter of the IEEE. Contact me if you're interested in speaking or helping out with either of them.


Oct
24
comment What Were the Types of Sieges?
Sieges largely did tend to be sedentary affairs unless necessity forced an assault. The word siege comes from the French word meaning "To Sit".
Oct
23
awarded  Nice Answer
Oct
20
answered What was the last battle fought mainly by sail-powered ships?
Oct
19
answered What types of weapons did the British army use in the late 1890's?
Oct
19
comment What are the scholarly opinions on the idea of the “European Civil War”?
No, I was curious if there was in fact any scholarly backing for the idea in question. It would appear there isn't.
Oct
19
asked What are the scholarly opinions on the idea of the “European Civil War”?
Oct
18
answered Is there actual debate over which country (Brazil or Portugal) is the successor state to the original Portugal?
Oct
18
answered What post 18thC countries rulers escaped to a remote/separate region and hung on while the country collapsed under revolution?
Oct
18
comment Why was the Irish War of Independence in 1918 successful when other revolts failed?
The Irish were particularly abused, full stop.
Oct
18
answered What factors permitted Buddhism to be successful in Japan but Christianity less so?
Oct
17
answered When was divorce made illegal again in Ireland?
Oct
17
accepted What was the typical peasant's diet like in Europe during the High Middle Ages?
Oct
17
accepted At what point was the Byzantine Empire's decline irreversible?
Oct
17
awarded  Nice Question
Oct
16
comment What was the life expectancy of an ancient roman child and adult?
I suspect this may be below average as this data appears to be at least partially collected from Egypt at the time.
Oct
16
answered How did a besieged city/castle defend itself vs. catapulting diseased dead bodies into it?
Oct
16
answered What was the life expectancy of an ancient roman child and adult?
Oct
15
asked What was the typical peasant's diet like in Europe during the High Middle Ages?
Oct
15
comment Which 11 countries were democratic in 1941?
Would Mexico count?
Oct
13
asked At what point was the Byzantine Empire's decline irreversible?