Category: Python

Business models for fintech

In every part of Istanbul, you’ll find stores which sell a plethora of snacks, ranging from dried fruit to nuts to baklawa. Whilst everything seems delightfully fantastic, ultimately, you can’t buy every single item. You need to make a choice. Invariably, when I recently visited Istanbul, I ended up choosing a mix of different things,…

Dancing to a simpler code

It is somewhat of a cliche, but simplicity often belies complexity. The simpler something appears, it is often the case that more thought goes into it than you’d think. I recently attended a class to learn a traditional dance, the debka. The steps seemed simple enough, when the teacher showed everyone the steps, it looked…

Tips for maintaining Python code

I like making cookies. It’s kind of fun, but it takes a while, mostly because I’m very slow at weighing. I also insist on chopping up at the chocolate chips myself, which takes me ages: I still haven’t got the knack of chopping quickly. There are of course pre-made chocolate chips available, but the quality…