Monthly Archives: December 2017

My opinion on Damian Green

According to a recent BBC article (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42193826), Damien Green, described as one of the PM’s closest allies, has been sacked from the cabinet. An investigation found he breached ministerial code. The key issues seem to be: the discovery of legal … Continue reading

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Exploring byte-code compiler using #cplusplus

bcode Let’s build a byte-code compiler. Motivation There are several factors that have led me to writing “bcode”, my attempt at making a byte-code compiler: my general interest in compiling technology my involvement with neoleo, a spreadsheet that I forked … Continue reading

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Magic Hat – DTG 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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#awk the underappreciated

At Softpanorama: Most people are surprised when I tell them what language we use in our undergraduate AI programming class. That’s understandable. We use GAWK. GAWK, Gnu’s version of Aho, Weinberger, and Kernighan’s old pattern scanning language isn’t even viewed … Continue reading

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#Ultibo – a “unikernel” for the #raspberrypi

I just came across Ultibo , a “unikernel” for the RPi (Raspberry Pi), any version. What a fascinating idea it is! If you are like me, you have no idea what a unikernel is. Wikipedia describes it as: a specialised, … Continue reading

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Review of #elegoo basic start kit

Recently I decided to buy the “Elegoo UNO Project Basic Starter Kit with Tutorial and UNO R3 for Arduino” from Amazon. It cost £13.99. For those who may be unaware, the small board electronics niche has two undisputed leaders: the … Continue reading

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