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C++ and Python are two of the most commonly used programming languages within the developer community. While each of these languages has its own devout community trying to convince you that one is better than the other, you might be surprised to find out that there is a lot of commonality between the two headline languages.

In this article, I’ll break down and explain the details of what happens when you compile a C++ program using the GNU Compiler Chain (more commonly known as gcc), then switch over to Python and look at what happens when the Python interpreter is called in the CPython implementation. …

As a student, Wikipedia happens to be one of the most underrated freely available tools. It’s often the top result for any Google search query, and for good reason: it provides a convenient, concise summary of a selected topic as well as a comprehensive analysis. Coincidentally, the page always includes an excessive number of links, linking to any pages or concepts mentioned (not even necessarily relevant). As a result, there are numerous interesting games that can be played, but the one that fascinated me is what is known as the Wiki Game.

The Wiki Game

The motivation for this project came about while I was working on a report and a friend mentioned a game that can be played on Wikipedia. He explained the game as such: you start from Wikipedia’s Random Article Link, and by only clicking on the links within the body of the article (and subsequent articles), you can reach the Adolf Hitler page within 3 clicks. At first glance, it’s true! (If you’re deliberate and strategic about the links you select). …


Landon Harris

Computer Science student at The University Of Tennessee Knoxville who has an ambition to work on obscure and esoteric projects.

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