Author Archives: tom
A simple Spelling Test program in Python
Today I’m starting my first simple Python program, a Spelling Test application that I hope will allow me to outsource a repetitive and time consuming tiger parenting task. The program will need to: Take in a list of 10 new … Continue reading
The strange joy of code
I’m learning Python using the excellent if off-puttingly titled ‘Learn Python 3 The Hard Way” by Zed A Shaw. The experience is surprisingly enjoyable and provides a more productive diversion than diving into a pit of increasingly obscure youtube videos … Continue reading
Well it has been a while but finally got round to digging out the log in key and reactivating this long dormant account.
Seneca’s Seven Commandments (courtesy of Massimo Pigliucci)
I) I will look upon death or upon a comedy with the same expression of countenance. II) I will despise riches when I have them as much as when I have them not. III) I will view all lands as … Continue reading
Good morning Hong Kong
Yet another grey and oppressive morning in Hong Kong. I’m relieved it is Friday to be completely frank.