Monthly Archives: April 2007

Productivity Tip: Multitasking slows you down

The picture says it all. Multitasking really slows you down. Suppose you have two tasks to do: Task A and Task B. When you perform your tasks alternately (as in the top line) you pay a big overhead cost. Each … Continue reading

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Winners of the Python Challenge

The Python Challenge had started two years ago, in April 2005. The basic idea of the Python Challenge was to introduce people to the wonderful world of Python by creating a puzzle which will encourage them to solve programmatic problems … Continue reading

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WordPress MySQL Database Encoding Fun

How I transferred my latin1 encoded wordpress blog into a perfectly working database setup with UTF8 encoding. Continue reading

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Screenshot l10n

It’s always funny to see your content translated or mentioned in another language. This time it is special, since even the screenshot (and food) got some localization. Original: Translated: Related posts: TurboGallery: Making a Flickr Killer in 30 Minutes Flat. … Continue reading

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