For example, P(|) is relatively high,but P(|) would be very low.

At UH West O‘ahu, we are committed to educating Hawai‘i’s future leaders and we do this with the support of a dynamic and diverse team of faculty and staff.

Type in a search like  and Googleinstantly comes back with Showing results for:.

But just having a home page isn't anywhere near good enough tomake you a hacker. The Web is full of home pages. Most of them arepointless, zero-content sludge — very snazzy-looking sludge, mindyou, but sludge all the same (for more on this see ).


The four parts of the program are:

For example, occurrences of "the" make up about 7% of English text, sowe should have P() = 0.07.

Most of the things the hacker culture has built do their workout of sight, helping run factories and offices and universitieswithout any obvious impact on how non-hackers live. The Web is theone big exception, the huge shiny hacker toy that even admit has changed the world. Forthis reason alone (and a lot of other good ones as well) you need tolearn how to work the Web.


This causes some problems, as the examples below show.

Here are some examplesof the output of with :In this output we show the call to and the actual and expected results(with the counts in parentheses).

Clearly we could use a better model of the cost of edits.

(You also have to develop a kind of faith in your own learningcapacity — a belief that even though you may not know all of what youneed to solve a problem, if you tackle just a piece of it and learnfrom that, you'll learn enough to solve the next piece — and so on,until you're done.)

We need alot of data to do this well.

If you aren't the kind of person that feels this way naturally, you'llneed to become one in order to make it as a hacker. Otherwise you'llfind your hacking energy is sapped by distractions like sex, money, andsocial approval.

Our program enumerates all corrections withinedit distance 2.

Your score determines your rank on the eligible list and what happens next. The City can only consider candidates in order of their score on the list. The highest scoring candidates will be scheduled for additional testing. The lowest scoring candidates will not be considered further. If your score is in the middle, you may be scheduled for some further testing, but there is no guarantee that you will ultimately be successful.

So far, only looks at one word at a time.

Creative brains are a valuable, limited resource. They shouldn't bewasted on re-inventing the wheel when there are so many fascinatingnew problems waiting out there.