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{ Daily Archives } Wednesday, August 2003

Python gotchas

Got this link from Ted Leung on Python Programming pitfalls. Looks like an interesting read and explains some of the more subtle behaviours of Python. The gotcha below I find really irksome: >>> t = ([],) >>> t[0] += [2, 3] Traceback (most recent call last): File “”, line 1, in ? TypeError: object doesn’t […]

Former Sega Chairman invests heavily in technology education

Here’s an excerpt from the link: Aiming to transform the ways children live, learn, and play in the digital age, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) today announced the establishment of the Okawa Center for Future Children. �The new center is made possible through a $27 million donation from Isao Okawa, Chairman of CSK Corp. […]