When code and operations collide :)

I’ve just seen CBT Nuggets video on YouTube entitled “How to Transition to DevOps” and though I cancelled their subscription quite some time ago it sparked my interest and made it very tempting to subscribe again (if only not my financial and time budget constraints). I really like expressive quotes and explanations which use analogy When code and operations collide 🙂

Understanding computations in R

Well it is actually not even a post, but I just wanted to jot down this quote of John Chambers, the creator of R, which is helpful for understanding computations in R: To understand computations in R, two slogans are helpful:  1. Everything that exists is an object. 2. Everything that happens is a function call. Understanding computations in R

Nelson Mandela on language

Being keen language learner and somewhat amateur linguist I just started quite interesting course on edx.org – “Language Revival: Securing the Future of Endangered Languages”. This course offered by University of Adelaide and delivered by Ghil’ad Zuckermann and Rob Amery. Course promises interesting overview of such things as linguicide (language killing) and glottophagy (language eating) and most importantly language Nelson Mandela on language

Garbage in garbage out

Found this nice quotation in “Governance of IT: An executive guide to ISO / IEC 38500” by A. L. Holt: \n\n On two occasions I have been  asked [by members of Parliament], Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?’ I am not able to comprehend Garbage in garbage out