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Thursday 23 October 2014
by Wulf
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Building it up

Another day, another task involving wrangling a text file to extract data and another chance to wield the might hammer of Vim to crack the problem. My starting point was a database extract with two columns of related identifiers which … Continue reading

Tuesday 25 February 2014
by Wulf
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Mining the Social Web (2nd Edition) by Matthew A Russell

Mining the Social Web (2nd Edition) by Matthew A Russell is a book for a relatively small niche. Most users of the social web (Twitter, Facebook, etc) won’t have the programming expertise to follow the technical details and most programmers … Continue reading

Tuesday 17 December 2013
by Wulf
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Working Dumb to Work Smart

Reflecting back on the rather crude bit of programming I was working on for the last hour or so at work this afternoon, I was wondering if I could have approached the problem at hand in a smarter way. If … Continue reading