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10 Reasons to Upgrade to Ubuntu 15.04 (parody of a Windows 10 advertisement)

August 24, 2015 Leave a comment

And here is the original:

Found it on reddit.

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Big Data

March 11, 2015 Leave a comment

Today I read the following on Reddit and it describes perfectly the hype around Big Data:

Big data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it…

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my current Ubuntu wallpaper

July 11, 2014 Leave a comment

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Programming in a nutshell

February 14, 2014 Leave a comment

This GIF sums it up:

Found it on reddit.

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if something blows your mind

February 11, 2014 Leave a comment

Obligatory GIF if something blows your mind:

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The “Clockwise/Spiral Rule” of C

February 3, 2014 Leave a comment

There is a technique known as the “Clockwise/Spiral Rule” which enables any C programmer to parse in their head any C declaration.

Here it is: http://c-faq.com/decl/spiral.anderson.html.

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog

December 20, 2013 1 comment

I’m sure you have seen the sentence “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” lots of times. I always thought it was just a stupid test sentence, but no! It’s a special sentence, a so-called pangram. A pangram is a sentence that contains all the letters of the alphabet. Here is the proof:

>>> s='The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'.lower()
>>> s
'the quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog'
>>> sorted(set(s))
[' ', 'a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f', 'g', 'h', 'i', 'j', 'k', 'l', 'm', 'n', 'o', 'p', 'q', 'r', 's', 't', 'u', 'v', 'w', 'x', 'y', 'z']
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