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Today I learned about the symmetry in indexing from the beginning and end of a list with the bitwise invert operator.
In how many ways can you place 8 queens on a chessboard?
Today I learned how to write the Quicksort algorithm in a weird functional style.
This article will teach you about the minimax algorithm and alpha-beta pruning, from a beginner's perspective.
This article compares the three main string formatting methods in Python and suggests which methods to use in each situation.
Today I learned about the DARPA network challenge and the power of referral systems.
This is a short article on how I quickly used APL to verify my combinatorics calculations.
Can you make the pyramid point the other way by moving only three coins?
Today I learned you can use
pathlib to read the contents of a file.
When you call a function in Python and give it some arguments... Are they passed by value? No! By reference? No! They're passed by assignment.
Today I learned how the rich comparison protocol and, in particular, how eq works behind the scenes.