Imagine your boss comes in and tells you to write some code that will allow customers to do analysis on their social media data. The customers want to find the degrees of separation from Linus Torvalds (kind of like the Erdos number in math or the Bacon number, which is the degrees of separation from Kevin Bacon) and themselves on the social network. 1,475 more words
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There are probably more than five, but let’s start there.
- C/C++ — Despite being a really old language, I consider C to be a must — it is the Latin of computer languages (although still very much used compared to Latin). 1,215 more words
Monday morning started just like any other. I woke up, had some coffee, and cooked breakfast for my children. I had a headache — the remnant of the World’s Worst Hangover that I’d suffered through the day before — but I was awake and alert and happy. 1,471 more words
The provincial government deserves praise for finally deciding to build the critically needed Site C dam and for ignoring the usual humdrum horde of howling hysterics in B.C. 238 more words
As a Chinese person living in Australia, defining who I am as an Asian Australian has always been tough. If you come from a mixed family or have moved around quite a bit, you might feel this way too. 840 more words