Author Archives: jay

About jay

I'm trying to build something interactive where I can learn from others and hopefully share useful knowledge too. thecapacity@gmail.com

Educate yourself and while you’re at it, others too

As I wrote yesterday I love TED Talks… oh yea and I did also mention a growing sense of disenfranchisement. I try not to take the information I gather for granted, and one of the joys I experience is in … Continue reading

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Can we break the generation gap in business?

I’m finally getting “settled” in my new role working from home and part of that means getting a chance to get through some podcasts. Actually, although I love TED Talks, I’m not actually a big fan of podcasts. Imagine taking … Continue reading

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One bit of Python I’ll never get…

>>> “hello”[2:4] ‘ll’ >>> “hello”[2:] ‘llo’ >>> “hello”[:4] ‘hell’ Do any of those not make sense to you? Here’s how I see it, and my confusion; “hello” represents a 5 character string… and indexing starts at 0, something most programmers … Continue reading

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Poor sad Oogle…

I don’t know if that’s how he spells his name, but just now… I think I broke his heart… If the records are correct, unbeknownst to me, Oogle and I have apparently had a close knit relationship. Oh, and there’s … Continue reading

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What if stocks were movies?

As you’ve seen from my previous posts, I’ve been playing with python, couchdb and been working my way through the “Programming Collective Intelligence” book. However, what I haven’t been talking about much is what I’ve actually been doing with it! … Continue reading

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