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Peas of a pod

And cards of a set

Parallel lines

That don’t intersect 68 more words


How to mimic MINUS ALL and INTERSECT ALL in Oracle

Some databases, such as PostgreSQL and Teradata, natively support “ALL” keyword with SET operators MINUS (EXCEPT) and INTERSECT. As of current version, Oracle does not support these features; however, a little trick can help emulating the missing functionality. 261 more words

Tricks And Workarounds

Le Monde puzzle [#937]

A combinatoric Le Monde mathematical puzzle that resembles many earlier ones:

Given a pool of 30 interns allocated to three person night-shifts, is it possible to see 31 consecutive nights such that (a) all the shifts differ and (b) there are no pair of shifts with a single common intern?

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My earphones are tangled in a way that reminds me linguini,

touching and twisted like vines creeping up a tree makes me think of

human knots and warm interlaced appendages, 52 more words



Hot line. . .
lifeline. . .
heart line. . .

When there
has been a disconnect,
it’s not quite clear
when these will return… 63 more words


You Probably don't Use SQL INTERSECT or EXCEPT Often Enough

When people talk about SQL JOIN, they often use Venn Diagrams to illustrate inclusion and exclusion of the two joined sets:

While these Venn diagrams are certainly useful to understand (and remember) SQL JOIN syntax, they’re not entirely accurate, because SQL JOIN is a special type of a cartesian product, the CROSS JOIN. 1,151 more words


Devotional Review: Intersect

I love stories. Even more, I love connecting to other people’s stories. I have always thought listening to someone else share pieces of who they are, opens my eyes to more of this world, and more of myself too. 453 more words

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