Coimbra on the move

These are difficult times for every student in Portugal, the amount of jobs available, for those who are finishing their studies in the next few years, is limited and in some areas rare is the appropriate word. So most of the graduating students already are looking for opportunities, not in our...

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“Now I Know”

The Internet is full of contents about entrepreneurship like blog articles, ebooks, interviews, videos, podcasts etc. But the vast majority of that content is usually long and boring, most of the time i can’t consume it to the end or i don’t even watch because of its length. There are for...

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To Codebits here i go…

That’s right folks, just look at that beautiful message at the screenshot. I’m sure that the most famous 800 people tech event in the country will be an amazing weekend, with lots of interesting talks, people and some competitions that will push the participants to the limit. If in the...

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Show what you can do

Well, this time i bring a video from a TV discussion (on the Portuguese show “Prós e Contras”) where this young man, talks about a new mentality that is needed for the young men and women that finish their college degree and are about to enter the job market. I was surprised because it...

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Generators, Decorators and Metaclasses

For some time now, I’ve been trying to improve my python skills and learn a little bit more deeply the how the language works. The objective of this quest is to write more efficient and structured code, because it seems to me that I’m not using the full potential of this programing...

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Just try a diferent approach

Nowadays it isn’t easy to get a job here in Portugal, most students stay unemployed for a while when they graduate from college. Most of them simply send curriculum’s to some companies/employers and just wait for someone who needs to approach them. I only wrote this article to show my...

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Simple JSON Parser for Python

Some time ago i started to follow a Blog that weekly proposes some programming exercices and i solved one of their problems (an old one, from 2009) . So today i’m posting here my solution for the problem of this week. Basically they ask us to write a JSON parser in our favorite computer...

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Everything is a Remix

Some days ago i found the third episode of a four-part series that explores one vision of how innovation happens and argues that every invention/creation is a mix of older discoveries. In a fantastic work made by Kirby Ferguson, he takes you on a journey through some of great creations of history...

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Light Field Cameras

A new era in digital photography is coming, maybe because the new technology that a startup called Lytro is using to build their cameras. Calling it a “revolution”, they presented to the world a new type of camera and new file format that will allow you to take a shot and refocus latter when...

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The Cloud and our stuff

Everyone who works, studies or likes Computer Science and overall Technology, knows that for sometime now the buzzword on the internet is the “Cloud” and the vision that everything we have in our hard drives will be taken to these big company servers, and we will reach that data through our...

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