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[7 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on Olympus Math: Online Adaptive Math Education | ]

In September (2012) I cofounded a company called Olympus Math. Olympus Math is an online platform that teaches students middle-school and high-school math. Our platform already has decent traction in the public-school space, and I’m pleased to announce that we just launched the consumer version of our product. You can find out more at http://olympusmath.com.
In the coming months (and years) I hope to write more about the work that we’re doing here at Olympus Math. We are applying a lot of Lean Startup and Agile Software Development practices that I …

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[31 May 2011 | One Comment | ]
My Kid Can Code – Branding and Progress

As for the actual progress of the book, I’ve written about 12 lessons and programming exercises, with a target of over 20 lessons.

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[24 Apr 2011 | 2 Comments | ]
A programming course for kids

I started visualizing what a programming course of this nature might look like. So, I started outlining the course…

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[3 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on Screencast: JBoss AS 5 Deployment Basics | ]
Screencast: JBoss AS 5 Deployment Basics

This screencast goes over the basics of deploying into JBoss Application Server V5. It covers deployment and undeployment of archive files and an exploded directory structures through drag and drop, command line copy, twiddle, and the JMX console.

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[1 Apr 2009 | Comments Off on Screencast: Starting and stopping JBoss AS 5 | ]
Screencast: Starting and stopping JBoss AS 5

… how to start and stop the JBoss Application Server from …

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[28 Mar 2009 | Comments Off on Screencast: Installing and Exploring JBoss AS 5 | ]
Screencast: Installing and Exploring JBoss AS 5

This screencast covers downloading, installing, and …

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[10 Nov 2007 | 13 Comments | ]

As a second-generation Iranian American, who has spent practically no time in Iran, I have found it difficult to learn the Persian language beyond mere kitchen talk. In an effort to improve my vocabulary, I sought out a list of the most common Persian words. I could not find such a list, so I searched for a Persian-language corpus that I could use to produce the list myself.
I came across the Hamshahri Persian Corpus and decided to use it. I ran a word count on the corpus to determine what …