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Developing a 2048 AI

Winter Break 2017 Final Project

Charles Chen | 2018-02-26 15:29 PST

This project was the finale for Winterbreak 2017. Enjoy!
Really wanted to focus on the delivery of content of the video, as a result took longer to edit. Never got the chance to post until now due to school.
For the evaluation function, more...
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Blog v0.2: Improving the Blog Reading User Experience

Comment Sections, Buttons, and Aesthetics

As the new year begins and as the winter quarter is about to start, I wanted to update the website once more. For those who have been following the website layouts, there are several changes to the website that I have been doing incrementally. This...

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DMV Datascience

Using Python, Numpy, and Pandas

Charles Chen | 2017-12-22 08:03 PST

Enjoy! As a sidenote, no I do not do this often.
It was more of curiosity and an attempt to find a project for the day.
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Recording a Piano Using Sub-Par Equipment

An Attempt

Charles Chen | 2017-12-16 21:08 PST

Since Winter Break started I decided to document fun things that I would do around the house. I hope that this will be entertaining as it is also educational.

Post-Video Comments:
Overall the audio quality after production was slightly better...
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Design Process: Texture Mapping

My Thoughts on Panel in HandMadeCon 2016

Charles Chen | 2017-10-06 3:23 PDT

In the design lab that I research at, we often talk about the concept of going through the interation process.

When working on a project, often times we do not know the exact final product, however, we know the needs from the client. So much of...
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Handmade Hero and D3js

An Introduction for the Future

Charles Chen | 2017-10-05 12:24 PDT

I would like to use this article as an opportunity to introduce two big concepts/communities.

Handmade Hero

I am very grateful for HandMade Hero. I remember when it first started a couple years back.
The time when Casey Muratori was teaching how...
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Writing Music, Creative Endeavors, and the Growth Mindset

My Thoughts on Discipline

Charles Chen | 2017-09-12 12:00 PT

When I grew up, I recall remembering vividly the mentality of being good at either arts or science, but not both. There was this idea that if you were good at math, programming, you would some how be weak at art and music. Growing up, I was really...

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On the Site Logo

What Does the Site Logo Represent and How do GIFS Work?

Charles Chen | 2017-09-08 20:42 PT

I guess the first thing I would like to write about would be to discuss the site logo.


The logo represents a P and a I for Programming Included and the I acts as a cursor to edit the text. Now this wouldn't be Programming Included without...

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Blog v0.1: Starting a New Blog

Paving the Way Forward

Charles Chen | 2017-09-08 07:10 PT

Hello World!

I hope this blog finds your way to you. This marks the first official blog of the Programming Included blog! My hope is that we can learn and discuss new things related to what I have learned. The blog will be aimed towards heavy emphasis...

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