Category Archives: News

Abstract Algebra and my JavaScript Library “Theory”

I’ve recently revisited abstract algebra, my favorite branch of mathematics. A few years ago I wrote a JavaScript library, “Theory”, which had a handful of math functions including analysis of sets and operations to see if they’re a group, Abelian group, etc.

I’m going to rebrand it with a more unique name, write more group theory functions, and hopefully port it to Java or Python at some point. For now, expanding the JavaScript library is top priority, along with choosing an online source control platform.

Learning Hiragana Online

Duolingo now has Japanese learning for free… I’ve started learning Hiragana on it and it’s fascinating. I debated if I wanted to learn Chinese or Japanese, but I’m quite fascinated by Japanese culture, from anime, to matcha, to sushi, Zen Buddhism (which is Chinese as well I guess) and the countless JRPG games like Final Fantasy – so this choice was a fairly easy one. Somehow I’m starting to just grasp the different characters… interesting that it feels automatic by going through the lessons.

Removing Google Analytics

For the sake of true user privacy, I’ve begun the process of disabling and removing Google Analytics cookies and server software from all of my sites.

I’ve already removed my sites on the server side with Google Analytics, and in the coming weeks or later I’ll go through all of my pages and sites and remove the leftover client-side JavaScript that Google provides to enable web traffic reporting.

For now I’m leaving my old privacy policy as it has been for years – when this process is finished I’ll update it accordingly.

Building a New “Fonte Labs” Site

I’m in the process of creating a new Fonte Labs site, as well as this blog.  While this blog is publicly available, the Fonte Labs site will be offline for a while as I choose which projects will remain available, and as I tune the appearance and functionality of the new site.

I will post a message when “Fonte Labs” and its various projects are once again available.

My Blog 2.0

I’ve created a new blog as part of a sweeping effort to remove old content, refocus my efforts and build new libraries, coding tools and so on.

I’ll be adding new posts as new technologies and projects are developed.