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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Simple Ceaser-Cypher

Some weeks ago i found this website called “Programming Praxis“, where you can find exercices to practice your programming skills. So every week they post a new problem and a possible resolution (it’s better if you only see it after you’ve done yours), and people try to...

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Game Graphics: the road done so far

Today i was amazed when i found a trailer of the upcoming “Tomb Raider” video game. It got me thinking about how awesome computer’s 3D graphics are today and how they were when i got my first console. Nowadays i don’t have the time (neither the computer) to play any game but...

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Dark Matters, …

… is the name of the animation that i found in aindaapensar.blogspot.com while reading today’s posts at Planet Geek. It’s very educational and the creators made a very nice job turning those contents into something understandable for us, common mortals. So for those who think that...

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