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Finding overlapping rectangles

This is a classic quick programming puzzle: write a function that, given two rectangles, will determine if the triangles overlap. I found this puzzle over on… 452 more words

Programming interview questions

At my last company I was a team lead and, as such, was one of those responsible for interviewing new candidates. Although I didn’t enjoy the process much, I did become interested in the sorts of technical questions / exercises we could set to get a good judge of a candidate’s abilities. 702 more words

Calorie Counting Makes You Fat

This post was previously written for another blog but now sits perfectly within this one.

While chatting to people on internet forums I find myself repeatedly banging on about two particular books, so I figured I’d write an explanation as to why I have this particular OCD and put a link to it from my signature.  1,234 more words

Diet Plans

Welcome Friends

Although this blog is nowhere near ready for launching properly, I have asked a few friends to subscribe and give me some feedback.

Thank you so much to those who do.   137 more words


Skype Date with Tino 19/09/14

Had a skype call with Tino…

  • Noted good improvement in conditioning – feel this in wods, doing larger sets of work and generally less gassed.
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Post-partum Referendum blues

It’s been a momentous time for Scotland. We all knew that in this referendum there must be winners and losers, but whatever the result was we would all be in it together since we all live in Bonny Scotland. 393 more words

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Driest start to September since 1960


The first half of September has been the driest for more than 50 years, the Met Office has said.

According to its data, there was just 6.7mm of rain across the UK in the first 15 days of the month. 64 more words

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