This post will explain how to set up a company in Australia which runs on O365 (Microsoft Office 365) and AWS (Amazon Web Services). You might like to use Google Suite instead of O365 or Azure instead of AWS. If so then you are reading the wrong guide. If you are not Australians in Australia [...]
Looking west from Mt Cooke, about sixty kilometres from Perth
I spent today playing around in a Clojure REPL to try and see if I can't recreate the Terraform experience. Terraform works by a three-way reconciliation process between your code, your tfstate and your actual resources in AWS. Each item in your code has a name such as aws_subnet.foo and its attributes are aws_subnet.foo.id and [...]
http://2019.clojure-conj.org Clojure/conj 2019 Last year in November I went to the Conj in Durham, NC.
Python and Mathematica programmers have their notebooks. I wonder why notebooks are not more popular? Any good workspace should have full history and a good way of collaborating. It should be cloud-first and protected by SSO.
Mathematica has a new experimental FunctionCompileExport function. It reminds me of a great article by Evan Miller: https://www.evanmiller.org/why-im-betting-on-julia.html Very cool stuff!
I recently learnt that the Australian government intervened in the wool industry in the 1980s. I would like to get my hands on a paper published in 1992 called The collapse of the Australian wool reserve price scheme by Peter Bardsley. https://catalogue.nla.gov.au/Record/1839308 As Mark S. Lawson wrote in 2011: It is an almost forgotten piece [...]
A lingua franca is a way for people from different countries to communicate with one another when they might speak different languages at home. I suspect that Python is a lingua franca for machine learning because there is a small group of people who insist on open source software. This minority sets the pattern for [...]
I now have a LinkedIn profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-davidson-b8092b198
Wikipedia grows over time by accreting information. No information is overwritten, all history is kept. Non ci si preoccupi eccessivamente di fare eventuali pasticci: tutte le versioni precedenti di una voce vengono salvate, per cui è impossibile danneggiare Wikipedia in maniera irreparabile. Ma ci si ricordi, allo stesso modo, che tutto ciò che si scrive [...]
Amazon Lightsail is a tidy little product. It is nearly perfect for someone like my mate Jeremy who might want to play around with an EC2 instance.