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Easy Concurrency in Python

Bad news first. Python is a poor choice for concurrent programming. A principal reason for this is the 'Global Interpreter Lock' or GIL. The GIL ensures that only one thread accesses Python objects at a time, effectively preventing Python from being able to distribute threads onto several CPUs by default.

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Testing Scientific Code - How to Get Away with Bad Code

Scientific code is bad. Programming it often serves as a tool to bridge the gap between mathematical theory and predictive model. As a result, scientific code is frequently of bad quality. I'll show you how to get away with it.

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Learn Programming without a Background in Computer Science

I have been asked repeatedly by friends and colleagues how I learned programming. Having done my Bachelor's Degree in Physics and currently working towards a Master's in Industrial Engineering and Project Management, I do not have an academic Computer Science background at all.

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Was ich von Ansgar Oberholz gelernt habe

Im Rahmen der Founders Factory besuchte ich an einem grauen Mittwochmorgen das St. Oberholz am Rosenthaler Platz. Mitgründer und Namensgeber des ersten Coworking-Spaces Berlins, Ansgar Oberholz, empfing unsere Gruppe und gab einen Vortrag mit anschließender Diskussion.

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