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Author Archives: Steve
I noticed this debugging some code a while back: >>> import numpy as np >>> y = np.array() >>> y -= 0.5 >>> y array() >>> y = np.array() >>> x = y – 0.5 >>> x array([ 0.5]) It’s … Continue reading
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Terms of Service issue Hello. I just thought that I should inform you that I have decided not to use your service after getting good feedback from a colleague due to what I consider a ridiculous clause … Continue reading
Android’s app update system drives me around the bend. I guess it’s fine for the people living in the world of fast, uncapped internet; but for us mortals with slower ADSL lines and small caps, the data-hoover that is Android … Continue reading
Dear call centre designer/implementer/manager. I would like to respectfully suggest that you pay attention to the following to enhance your clients’ experience of the call centre: Eradicate dead-ends from your menu system. To make this easier, always provide “none of … Continue reading
Some new words and phrases I’ve encountered lately: parlous – meaning perilous or dangerous. Encountered on an article about a dwindling bird population in a parlous state. atavistic – based on the noun atavism, which refers to a reversion to … Continue reading
Yesterday, I emailed SANParks with 3 fairly specific queries about renewals for their Wild Card program. This morning (good response time), I got the following reply: Hi Good day the best way wait until they other cards expired then will … Continue reading
Flattr.com seems to be a really cool new service to facilitate internet users rewarding content creators by means of microdonations. With one of the masterminds behind the project being Pirate Bay co-founder Peter Sunde, you’d think they’d be wary of … Continue reading
From the EULA (end-user licence agreement) of a Firefox plugin I was considering installing: Delicious may change this Software License by posting a new version without notice to you. Use of the Delicious Software after such change constitutes acceptance of … Continue reading
I feel almost like a groom at a traditional Afrikaans wedding: “baie, baie dankie”. But at least I know any chirps will only be coming at the end of what I have to say. This weekend, Stellenbosch University hosted a … Continue reading