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South African ID Numbers Suck and working with Dates are weird

South African Id’s

South african ID numbers are formatted like this:

YYMMDD represents the date of birth (DoB);
SSSS is a sequence number registered with the same birth date (where females are assigned sequential numbers in the range 0000 to 4999 and males from 5000 to 9999); 552 more words

Nightcap - July 7

Parsing data and amino acids are discussed in The Nightcap – Radar


Analysing WhatsApp messages with Python and Tableau

I was scrolling through the WhatsApp messages sitting in my phone while trying to recollect the things I did over the last 2 years. Now why was I trying to scroll though WhatsApp, that too to recollect what I had done??  1,263 more words

Extracting relations, or (subject, predicate, object) triples.

(subject, predicate, object) triple is the simplest form of a sentence, and can describe a fact about the subject (which can be an entity we are trying to know more about), or the relationship between the subject and the object (which can also be an entity we need to discover). 696 more words

Information Extraction

A case about parsing errors

So this is my first blog post, and I would like to start making a point about parsing errors, as this weekend I was refactoring the error handling architecture in… 1,069 more words


Parsing Arrays From The Command Line in Go

I’ve been working through some exercises on HackerRank using Go to get some practice. One of the things I frequently find myself doing in these challenges is parsing a list of things from the command line, formatted like this: 387 more words