Tasks

Priorities - A: high, B: medium, C: low; Status - _: unfinished, X: finished, C: cancelled, P: pending, o: in progress, >: delegated. Covey quadrants - Q1 & Q3: urgent, Q1 & Q2: important
A1XMake exam questions for CS161 {{Tasks:749}} (CS161.Teaching)

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Notes

4. Language-independent named entity recognition

3. Named entity extraction in Perl

2. reeality

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 <e1f`> ,reeality
 <igbot> I heard reeality is a new dilbertesq/UFesq comic strip: http://www.ee.ryerson.ca/~elf/reeality

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1. total-difference

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(defun sacha/total-difference (list)
  "Computes the sum of the differences between successive items in LIST."
  (let ((distance 0))
    (while (cdr list)
      (setq distance (+ (abs (- (car list) (car (cdr list)))) distance))
      (setq list (cdr list)))
    distance))

I used this to calculate the total distance travelled by a read/write head given the list of tracks.