Tomorrow morning I’ll be getting up at 4.20 a.m. to go to Oxford (UK). I’ll be going there for a one-week study trip. Really looking forward to it (except for the getting up). Blog to you in a week!
Funny post: Every day millions of people struggle with slow computers. They don’t realize that buying a new computer is fast, easy, and has nothing to do with giving in to consumer culture by repeatedly buying faster and faster computers to do the same basic tasks they’ve been doing for years. Let’s face it — an oldContinue reading “Time for a New PC?”
Google explains how Google Apps are useful: https://www.youtube.com/v/wY2bpr1TAA4
Matt Mecham: Kiva is a website that allows one to invest in companies located in developing parts of the world. In a nutshell, you offer an interest free micro-loan (from $25 upwards) to pre-vetted companies registered with the website. When the company has enough lenders, they are given the money with a view to payingContinue reading “Micro Investments, Good Causes”
It seems to be Video Monday. Here’s another one from my favourite TV series The Office (the original BBC version): https://www.youtube.com/v/pknvdBlOels
Chicken, chicken, chicken. https://www.youtube.com/v/yL_-1d9OSdk
Here’s a great video of the “Standup economist”: https://www.youtube.com/v/VVp8UGjECt4
Alright, this is just to those who use Django to develop web-applications in Python. The rest can just stop reading. Stop. Reading. Considering you’re still reading this, let me just ask a simple Python question. What will the following line output? print apply(lambda a: a*a, range(10)) Alright, if your answer was anything else than TracebackContinue reading “Django: Naming URL Patterns”
A very interesting way of… promoting a book. Just have a look. Here’s the author’s website.
Today’s youth has forgotten the real Easter Story. The story from which the Easter tradition originates: the death and return of Jebus, the Easter bunny and colored eggs. It’s a pity, because it’s a nice children’s story, one that should not be forgotten. What? You don’t know the story either? Alright, let me tell you.Continue reading “Easter Story”