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things I never wanted to learn #231: to round a value in libreoffice writer, use '=<C6>*24 round 1' not the more obvious '=ROUND(<C6>*24; 1)' from Calc
03.01.2019 12:01:39
typo of the day: git ci -m 'remove debug outpur'
13.11.2018 15:45:14
typo of the day: 'Fackend' (pronounce in German, but think English)
28.09.2018 13:05:49
typo of the day: 'Gitscheincode' # /me blames finger memory
11.09.2018 11:18:32
Current achievement: replaced three nested for loops and one expensive method call with a simple Common Table Expression. PostgreSQL++
28.08.2018 15:30:12
things I never wanted to learn #230: Postgres point-based earth distance returns the distance in 'statute miles' (i.e. a 'U.S. survey mile', not the English statute mile of 1593 (which consists of 'eight Furlongs, every Furlong forty Poles and every Pole shall contain sixteen Foot and an half') - why not use metric? https://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/earthdistance.html
15.06.2018 12:25:53
Today I finally removed disqus from https://domm.plix.at and replaced it with my half-finished, read-only (for now) self-hosted solution (which will be the topic of my #TEPC18 talk)
24.05.2018 22:15:14
Coding to pre90ies Beastie Boys is very hard between all the dancing, headbanging and remembering a shockingly large percentage of the lyrics - will have to switch to boring music to get some work done .. but I guess work can wait a bit!
03.05.2018 12:56:41
things I never wanted to learn #229: Postgres supports Infinity on floats, but not on ints (which makes no sense from a mathematical point of view, but unfortunately does make sense from a database point of view
30.04.2018 11:37:53
Thanks to the very loud Wien-Marathon-Helis it took me 10 minutes to figure out that I'm not listening to 'Sunny Side Up', but to 'FM4 läuft'. Grr...
22.04.2018 09:11:12