Monthly Archives: November 2017

Market stats update

Time for my yearly update on where we are in the markets … and computer says “fairly priced”, believe it or not. Median PE is 15.9, which looks “pretty average” to me. So we’re probably not in bubble territory. Stats … Continue reading

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Timing my #RaspberryPi 3

I noticed that mu RPi 3 seems rather faster than I expected originally. I have a home-brew accounting package, and I decided to run it through the “time” command. Here are the results: RPi Vivo Vostro real 0.279 0.236 0.127 … Continue reading

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Lessons learned from #plaintextaccounting in UNIX

I have been using UNIX to keep track of my finances for a long time. I have written quite a few packages over the years in C, C++, Haskell, Python, Tcl and Lisp. I have used a number of publicly-available … Continue reading

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Going green on #vim

Since reading Stop the Vim Configuration MadnessĀ , I decided to have a review of my vimrc file. I decided to ditch my colour schemes as an experiment and just use monotone. I could have been lazy and just ditched everything, … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – SOM stays in

The MHP (Magic Hat Portfolio) on Stockopedia (http://www.stockopedia.com/fantasy-funds/magic-hat-463/) is an experiment by me to see if a human can improve on a mechanical Greeblatt Magic Formula screen. I am trying to weed out “mistakes” that I feel the screening commits: … Continue reading

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