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Intention in languages

Sometimes I think about what a bliss computers are. I don’t mean in a way of how they have improved our quality of life (which they did) and I’m not trying to disregard of the fact that they have had and will continue to have lots of implications on our social interactions and sociatal perception. What I mean is the fact that we now have these machines which obey exactly the way as we tell them to....

February 19, 2021 · Teraku

Prices of german houses

Prices of german houses So for a while I had a scraper running, which, once a day, scraped housing prices from chosen regions in Germany. I accumulated about 6 month of data until I stopped it, mainly because I didn’t feel like I’d ever properly utilise it. I decided to at least show some of it. This post is basically excerpts from a Jupyter notebook. A link to the data can be found at the end....

September 2, 2020 · Teraku

Connecting my RSS reader to my blog's webring

Outline Since I am using openring, I will detail how I automatically update the posts in the webring for this blog with the feeds from the blogs I follow. My RSS feed / news-flash Finding the stored feed data I’m using the RSS reader news-flash. So the first order of business was finding out where where and how my feed was stored. Since news-flash is FOSS, a quick into the sourcecode revealed the following....

August 30, 2020 · Teraku

Implementing a workflow graph

Goal Implement a struct which holds the workflow graph and yields the next values in line for execution. Workflow Graph When writing a workflow management engine, one has to decide on the data structure of the workflow. I decided to go for the most common one: A directed acyclic graph, in short DAG. I thought about using a more open type, i. e. a cyclic graph, but that has really weird implications for a retry system and output handling....

July 19, 2020 · Teraku