Animal Crackers
Sun 19 March 2017

Animal Crackers by Richard de Zoysa

Thimal is making me read Richard de Zoysa's work.

Back when the dictator in chief cared about what was written in English about the government, and dissent was treated with abduction, torture and a gunshot to the back of the head (if you were lucky), de Zoysa stood for …

It's Alllive!
Sun 12 March 2017

It takes ages to run, isn't optimized at all (bad by even my standards - it queries sqlite for the same value over and over again in a single loop), runs off basic TF-IDF and nothing fancier, and fails to make obvious connections (as the screenshot below illustrates).

I feel nervous …

Links: March 06
Mon 06 March 2017

Patrio Posts about links are the last refuge of a scoundrel.

Before we get underway, a status update:

The number of lines of code I've written in the last 26 days (since I stopped going to work) is 0, not counting some late night shenanigans where I thought typing some …

Thu 23 February 2017

"What happened, BoJack?"

"Same thing that always happens. You didn't know me, then you fell in love with me, and now you know me."

Sun 19 February 2017

So this is February

And what have you done?

Another year's started

No strategic planning was begun

Is that how the song goes?

I finally left my job of a few months over four years and am currently in the twilight zone (?) or whatever they call it.

I also did …

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