The full lockdown edition. Almost no engineering
¯\_(ツ)_/¯. The lack of commute is hard on reading articles.
My back rejoices, I
got a new chair!
NOTE: Apache Spark, engineering and a lot of remote working. Expect a similar wide range in the future as well. You can check all my weekly readings by checking the [tag here]( https://www.mostlymaths.net/search/label/ReadingsOfTheWeek, Readings). You can also get these as a weekly newsletter by subscribing here.
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Feels a bit like cheating, and is using a semi-private interface (
expr) but for quick spark-shell explorations looks excellent.
Technically, you could have stayed with the SQLite part. You can load CSV files directly into SQLite with the directives
.mode csv and
.import filename tablename from within the SQLite CLI client.
Not for newbies to the weird functional world, but very well explained.
Damn impressive DIY project. At least for me, I’m really bad with electronics.
I can see how this could work very well. Usually I am for a “I can deploy at any time with no hassle”, but getting to trunk based requires a level of testing not everybody is “happy” with.
When you work in adtech, you need to stay up in adtech stuff. Webkit is always at the forefront of privacy, by the way.
Don’t just write, but plan.
Neat walk through in the creation of a field extension of the rationals.
Wow, that’s some slow termal transfer there.
I’ve shared previously the no-monologue post, here’s an interview.
Unrelated to the content of the post, but I have actually been in that station.
This headline was so good I had to add it.
It’s not the first time I share something from
Here dragons abound and it won’t be the last.
Blending social drinking with drinking alone
Benford’s law (a certain distribution of leading digits in naturally occuring sequences) can detect some cases of fraud, although it always feels like cheating a bit.
The first step to understand recursion is to understand recursion.
These are interesting times, and remote working is here now for everybody. I have worked remotely or semi-remotely for more than 10 years, so it’s not new for me. You may find interesting things here though.
I’m more of a Peter Griffin styled CSS user, so this blows my mind
This is a very interesting classification of productivity methods
Won’t surprise anybody at this point, but this was written early enough. Most countries could have done
Buy me a coffee