This report compares 3 different languages (D, Odin and Zig) and analyzes their suitability for building a Human Embodied Autonomous Thermostat (HEAT) system that uses the face temperature of human occupants to control the buildings’ air temperatures. Performance, reliability and security are emphasized, and a conclusion is given to suggest which language is more favorable.
Author: Rongxiang Zhi
In this paper, I will argue that Goodman’s “all emeralds are grue” statement is unjustified, and “all emeralds are green” is a more justified statement from induction. First, I will explain the basic process and definition of using induction, and then succinctly illustrate what is the “grue” problem raised by Goodman. Finally, I will suggest a counter-argument against Goodman’s “grue” problem to prove that it is not sufficiently justified because the use of “grue” is time-sensitive, and a valid argument from induction should be exclusive from time-sensitivity.
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“Windmills in my mind spinning silky webs serene sensuous colors…” Those are a few lines from the poem “Windmills in My Mind” by poet Melanie Bishop which describes the beautiful appearance of windmills. Huge and tall windmills are relatively new creatures for people who live in big cities. Several months ago when I was visiting […]
The Russian central bank lowered its key interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 9.75 percent on Friday, citing lower inflation and economic recovery. “The Board of Directors notes that the inflation slowdown overshoots the forecast. Inflation expectations continue to decline and economic activity recovers,” the bank said in a statement. The Russian central bank […]
SMOKING will be banned in all indoor public venues and workplaces in Shanghai from March next year. The ban will cover hotels, restaurants, offices, airports, railway stations and entertainment venues after a new smoking regulation was approved by the Shanghai People’s Congress Standing Committee yesterday. Under the new regulation, hotels cannot have rooms designated for […]