I have been to Edinburgh on several occasions; on one trip there I had a chance to visit Royal Yacht Britannia, the decommissioned state yacht of Queen Elizabeth II.
Avignon is a city in South-eastern France. It is one of the great historic cities of France. This city was once a part of the Papal State and was a seat of many popes in the 14th century.
Text editor is the most important tool for a programmer. Period. It is pretty much like a sword in the hand of a warrior. There can be many kinds of different swords, each with its own pros and cons, but at the end of the day it has to be the one that is right… Continue reading Vim resources (and other text editors)
Today (14 March 2015) is Pi Day! Usually people always regard 14 March of every year as Pi Day. But Pi Day this year is very, very special. Why? Because this year there is a very unique opportunity to get the most accurate Pi Day in my life time. The value of the irrational number… Continue reading The most accurate Pi Day!
I was having a problem with my reference manager. When I realised it takes too much time using it than do things manually, it’s a good signal that it’s time for a change. The trouble is there are many reference managers available; how can I know which one will work best for me? This article… Continue reading Which reference manager software is best for you? [2014 edition]
Ok, this is an unpaid advertisement for NASA’s new campaign. Basically, they are about to send a new spacecraft “Orion” to Mars by the end of 2014. It’s a fascinating project which you can learn more about at http://www.nasa.gov/orion/ . However, there is a special service onboard. Orion is going to carry a big list of name, in… Continue reading Send your name to Mars!