1. # Book Review - Coders At Work

I just finished reading the book Coders at Work by Peter Seibel. This wonderful book is filled with interviews with prominent programmers: Joe Armstrong, Simon Peyton Jones, Donald Knuth, among others. My review isn't going to be the standard book review. Instead I'm going to talk about some ...

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2. # Project Euler: Problem 14

Published: Wed 25 July 2012

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 ```1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9``` ```The following iterative sequence is defined for the set of positive integers: n → n/2 (n is even) n → 3n + 1 (n is odd).  Using the rule above and starting with 13, we generate the following sequence: 13 → 40 → 20 → 10 ...```
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3. # More than 1095 days of existence!! Or...Happy third birthday to Scrollingtext!!!

Another 365 have come and gone since the last time I've written one of these birthday posts, and like last time I'm still surprised and still proud that this blog and my creative juices have survived this long.

I will be the first to admit that I'm ...

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4. # Project Euler: Problem 13

Published: Tue 22 May 2012

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Problem thirteen from Project Euler is one of those problems that's so simple, I don't understand why it's in the double digits section. The problem reads:

 ```1 2``` ```Work out the first ten digits of the sum of the following one-hundred 50-digit numbers. ```

It then proceeds to ...

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5. # Apache Log IP Counting

It all started with a simple question: “Which single IP shows up the most in an apache log file?” To which I ultimately came up with an answer using a string of Bash commands:

 `1` ```less apache_log | cut -d '-' -f 1 | sort -r | uniq -c ```

This produced some text displaying ...

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6. # Connect 4

A couple of weeks ago I was lucky enough to have my employer send me to PyCon. If you weren't at PyCon you missed out on a lot of things...like the invading squirrel hordes. Thankfully, all of the talks are viewable here. But PyCon is not the focus ...

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7. # PyCon

Hey Everybody, I will be attending the US PyCon starting tomorrow. If anyone of my readers are in town for the convention and are interested, I would happily meet up with you for drinks, food, or whatever. Send me a tweet.

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8. # Project Euler: Problem 12

Published: Mon 05 March 2012

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It’s time once again for a favorite blog theme, The Project Euler post. This time around I am answering problem twelve. The website states the problem as:

 ```1 2 3 4 5``` ```The sequence of triangle numbers is generated by adding the natural numbers. So the 7th triangle number ...```
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9. # De Morgan’s and (un)Pythonic code

The term “Pythonic” is a subjective and ambiguous one. There are plenty of sites on the internet that try to explain what it means. Some of the better sties will even tell you why one way of doing something is better than another. I am adding my scrollingtext to the ...

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10. # Pangrams

If you haven’t figured it out by now, I enjoy solving problems. And over the course of the last year or two, I’ve learned that interview questions make for great problems to work on. Actual interview problems are nice because they are usually quick, but have a quirk ...

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