Archive for March, 2013

Pi Day 2013

The Gustavus Mathematics and Computer Science Department hosted its annual celebration of Pi Day on March 14. As usual, the mention of free pie brought students, faculty, and others running to the 3rd floor Olin lobby.    Professor Mike Hvidsten showcased his pie baking skills with a home-made blueberry pie while MCS Club co-President Helen Wauck […]

If Electronic Pollbooks are the Answer, What is the Question?

I had hoped to spend today at the annual conference of the Election Verification Network (EVN) and in particular taking part in a panel on electronic pollbooks. Alas, I was unable to travel and the panel was canceled. However, one of of the other panelists blogged about what he would have said. I’ll post a […]

Cool Music App from a Gustie

Hans Anderson, a class of 2001 Computer Science major, is the lead developer behind iFretless Bass, one supercool app for making music. I can’t hope to describe it; go to their web site and view one or more of their videos, in which you’ll see and hear Hans demonstrating its responsive musicality. When not running […]