2015 Cherry Blossom 10k

2015 Cherry Blossom 10k
Finally we have had some nice weather, and this last Sunday myself and a group of friends once again met at Branch Brook park for the 39th  edition of the Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K, my local hometown race. This year I choose to do this race instead of Rutgers half marathon which was held on this ...

Love Run Half Marathon 13.1

Love Run Half Marathon 13.1
This year, because my usual spring half had a conflict with Cherry blossom 10k I decided to do the earlier Love Run half marathon in Philadelphia. Love Run half Philadelphia The half-marathon course, is very similar to the Rock-n-Roll Half marathon in Philadelphia, it starts off at the foot of the Art Museum and then ...

genetic algorithms in PHP code example of (evolutionary programming )

genetic algorithms  in PHP code example of (evolutionary programming )
This posting and php code sample is about fascinating topic of  Genetic Algorithms (GA) which simulate evolution using computer code to help find  near-optimal solutions when dealing with problems that  involve multiple disparate requirements. I recently began playing with Genetic algorithms (Genetic algorithms  GA, for short) which  are  part of a class of evolutionary algorithms (EA) that make up ...

Lifetime fitness Indoor triathlon

Lifetime fitness Indoor triathlon
Lifetime Fitness (aka Lifetime Athletic) health clubs sponsor an indoor triathlon series held at their beautiful facilities typically in January. This year myself and a few friends  decided to give it a try at their location in Florham Park. Keep in mind the main purpose of these events is to have fun and to introduce some new ...

Cool Airbus formation flying promo

Cool Airbus formation flying promo
So those of you who are into aviation may know that Airbus just  released (just recently  12/19/2014) its new Airbus A350-XWB, a competitor to Boeing’s 787. As part of this they are pulling out all the stops with their promo video shot a few months back. The promo video shows 5 new Airbus A350-WXB flying in formation ...

Book thoughts: Our Final Invention – the coming AI-pocalypse 2

Book thoughts: Our Final Invention - the coming AI-pocalypse
I recently just finished reading (listening to…)  Our Final Invention – Artificial Intelligence and the End of the Human Era by James Barrat . I was intrigued by this book when I saw it come across my Flipbook newsfeed. The book deals with a topic of particular interest to me being in the IT realm. The premise is that ...

WordPress fixing unattached images – empty media library

WordPress fixing unattached images - empty media library
Having recently been the victim of WordPress site hack (vandalized) I was forced to move to a new hosting company, and move over all my content, but I didn’t want to copy my database verbatim, as I was worried that there may have been some SQL (Iframe like injected) into portions of my database.  So what ...