15/11/2017 15:01 SciPy Reaches v. 1.0
: My article appeared today in LWN. Please support this fine publication by subscribing while you're there.
31/10/2017 18:18 An Op-Ed from John Yoo
: Thanks, New York Times
, but I’ll get my moral and political guidance from people who did not
provide legal cover for torture.
4/10/2017 10:12 That’s racist
: The English are adept at the subtle slur.
28/9/2017 7:15 Introducing jsxtreme-markdown
: “Hacking together a new way to use React components and markdown”. I don’t know if I’ll ever use this, but it’s an interesting combination of technologies.
14/9/2017 7:24 Never Stay at Motel 6
: ‘“We send a report every morning to ICE — all the names of everybody that comes in,” one front-desk clerk explained. “Every morning at about 5 o’clock, we do the audit and we push a button and it sends it to ICE.”’ Or, go ahead and stay there — if you like the excitement of chancing a surprise visit from armed federal agents in case your name happens to be similar to one in their databases. Or if you just like the idea of the federal government knowing where you are at all times.
12/9/2017 10:26 Common Gotchas In Python
: Some of these are familiar, but some are less so. If you program in Python you should know about these.
8/9/2017 8:16 Voynich manuscript: the solution
: Where cryptography failed, a deep and broad contextual knowledge of medieval culture succeeded. Or not
— there is widespread skepticism in the medievalist community.
7/9/2017 7:26 How Python does Unicode
: Python 3.3 made an important change in string handling. This is a good rundown of Unicode in general, and how Python does it, in particular.
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