Articles

A collection of essays, articles, or any other writings that I would like to remain more accessible than the content in my post archives. Note that not all the linked articles here are static pages; some are blog posts I’d like to highlight.

Technical
2012 – Fixed-point atan2 // Explanation of a fast approximation with little use to others
2012 – Steak in a Dorm // Enjoying red meat in a space-deprived middle class setting
2011 – 5V to 3.3V with Preferred Resistors // Abusing C++11 to search for the ideal resistor combination
2010 – C++’s .* and ->* operators // A struggle to justify the existence of an arcane C++ feature; see also part 2 and part 3
2010 – Mistakes to Make on a Whitted Raytracer // I look at lovely pictures and wonder how to screw them up
2010 – US International Dvorak // A keyboard layout I’d like to share
2009 – Better Spheres, Fewer Triangles // Simple computational geometry – from icosahedra into spheres

Opinion
2012 – It Was Never About the Mileage // A bitter old man yells about something he has zero experience in
2010 – My New Logo // Why I don’t like English class and how exactly you should interpret any of my output
2010 – Science Olympiad Advice // A bitter old man dispenses advice to a young audience
2009 – Clubbing Science Olympiad // A bitter old man yells about a school newspaper
2009 – Stuy Czar // A bitter old man whines and reminisces to no audience

Trivial
2008 – Pen Spinning // I show you my moves


About Me

Personal logo. Copyright © 2010 Xo Wang. Hi, I troll engineer firmware, software, silkenware, and extra firmware at Google. I’m your friend from Stuy and Georgia Tech. Or you might know me from Apple, Invention Studio, Solid Angle, and Science Olympiad. You can find me in San Francisco on a motorcycle, exploding circuit boards.