Category Archives: Book Review

Learning Python the “hard” way

so my GF is a network engineer and OSI model. But she never was much interested in programming. She gets far more aroused reading her 3GPP specs. Wondering how to get her interested in programming, I resorted to some guerrilla tactics: While in … Continue reading

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The Code from Ipanema’s not working

If programming is like art, implementing business logic is elevator music. #!/usr/bin/perl use EverySingleFuckingModelFromCPAN; #use strict; #use warnings; print <<IPANEMA ¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫¸¸♬·¯·♩¸¸♪·¯·♫ Fat and bloated and slow and unstructured and buggy  The code from Ipanema gets committed And when tests she not passes, each one she not passes … Continue reading

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DyslexicAtheist summer reading list

 

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DyslexicAtheist Book Review: Franz Kafka the Metamorphosis (Die Verwandlung)

DyslexicAtheist read Franz Kafka’s classic “The Metamorphis” (so that you don’t have to). The story told backwards is about a starving beetle which gets adopted by the ‘Samsa’ family who has a young daughter named Grete. Grete slowly nurtures the … Continue reading

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