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As a student in physics, I sometimes have to implement codes using numerical methods. The main part is done in C and Matlab. But programming is also for me a hobby, a way to learn new things; I imagine it comes from my need to know how things work. I’m learning Python, that is quite […]

Spam and eggs


I was very astounished today when I read that the well-known term “spam” probably comes from a Monty Python’s sketch.  The first sense of spam was a ” canned precooked meat product made by the Hormel Foods Corporation” it comes from Shoulder of Pork and Ham (cf wikipedia article). By watching the sketch one understands better why this […]