Remember: There are 10 types of people in this world;
          Those who understand binary,
	  and those who do not

Group members

Jason Penner

Email: ajpenner at

Bruno Mundim

Email: bruno at

Martin Swift

Email: swift at
     Department of Physics & Astronomy
     The University of British Columbia
     6224 Agricultural Road, Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z1

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The Computational Physicist's Creed

THIS IS MY COMPUTER. There are many like it but this one is mine. My computer is my best friend. It is my life. I must master it as I master my life. My computer, without me is useless. Without my computer, I am useless. I must program my computer true. I must debug faster than any colleague who is trying to outcode me. I must outcode him before he outcodes me. I will....

My computer and myself know that what counts in this war is not the length of the code, the size of the hard drive, nor the RAM. We know that it is the optimization that count. We will optimize...

My computer is human, even as I, because it is my life. Thus, I will learn it as a brother. I will learn its weakness, its strength, its parts, its accessories, its CPU and its network. I will keep my computer clean and ready, even as I am clean and ready. We will become part of each other. We will...

Before God I swear this creed. My computer and myself are the defenders of my profession. We are the masters of our problems. We are the saviors of my life. So be it, until victory is UBC's and there are no problems, but Solutions

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