programming

Getting mac ready to compile Vapoursynth

1 minute read Published: 2014-05-11

Running IntelliJ with JDK 1.7 and Scala 2.10 on Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

2 minute read Published: 2014-01-02

Since the combination of OS X, Scala, and IntelliJ appear to be a moving target in the development world, I figured I'd go ahead and jot down how I got them up and running on my MacBook Pro. First things first, I used IntelliJ 13 (Community Edition), with Scala 2.10.3, which I installed using Homebrew (I will detail it below). In addition, I'm using the latest Java 7 JDK for Mac OS X from Oracle.

Pick Your CUDA Device at Program Runtime

2 minute read Published: 2013-05-05

Select your CUDA Device

While conducting research on my thesis, there were several times where I wanted to test the efforts of my work on different CUDA cards. Luckily, I had access to a machine that contains 4 different CUDA cards, ranging from a GTX 480, to a Tesla C2050, to a Kepler K20Xm (there are two of these). This is all according to nvidia-smi of course.

Profiling CUDA through Python with NVVP

3 minute read Published: 2013-02-09

For those of you who don't know, I'm currently pursuing my Masters in Computer Science. Part of this undertaking requires me to complete a thesis.

Reading Unicode from raw_input in Python

1 minute read Published: 2012-10-10

This took me too damn long to figure out in Python, so a quick note.