zero sum game

Bud Fox: How much is enough? Gordon Gekko: It’s not a question of enough, pal. It’s a zero sum game, somebody wins, somebody loses. Money itself isn’t lost or made, it’s simply transferred from one perception to another. ref: http://www.imdb.com/character/ch0012282/quotes

In game theory and economic theory, a zero-sum game is a mathematical representation of a […]

Quantum Computing

Google and NASA’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMdHDHEuOUE

Why are there limits on CPU speed? http://computer.howstuffworks.com/question307.htm

Ultimate limits of Moore’s Observation http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moore%27s_law#Ultimate_limits_of_the_law

Running an experiment in the IBM Quantum Experience https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pYD6bvKLI_c

Charles Bennett – A Founder of Quantum Information Theory https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9q-qoeqVVD0

Quintuple This is an implementation of IBM’s Quantum Experience in simulation; a 5-qubit quantum […]

What’s new between office 2010 and office 2013?

Differences Between Office 2013 and Office 2010 Microsoft Office: which version should I buy? http://www.theguardian.com/technology/askjack/2013/apr/25/microsoft-office-which-version-windows-8

Office 2013 vs. Office 2010: Compare and Contrast http://blogs.gartner.com/guy-creese/2012/07/17/office-2013-vs-2010/

Have Office 2010? Don’t Buy Office 2013 – Here’s Why http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/have-office-2010-dont-buy-office-2013-heres-why/

United Kingdom Supreme Court

Right-to-die challenge reaches Supreme Court http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-25363947

UK supreme court http://www.theguardian.com/law/uk-supreme-court

United Kingdom Supreme Court http://www.bailii.org/uk/cases/UKSC/

UK Supreme Court Blog http://ukscblog.com/

The Incorporated Council of Law Reporting http://www.iclr.co.uk/

Prenup agreement enforced under UK law http://www.theguardian.com/money/2010/oct/20/prenuptial-agreement-enforced-uk-law

 

“The normal reason for asking is that at least one of the parties to the intended marriage wishes to preserve […]

Contacting HMRC, Self Assessment and Filling Your Tax Return

HMRC contacts for all individuals http://search.hmrc.gov.uk/kb5/hmrc/contactus/results.page?affinity=2037

Self Assessment http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/sa/

How to fill in your tax return http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/worksheets/sa150.pdf

 

some git issues and resolutions

Git submodule head ‘reference is not a tree’ error http://stackoverflow.com/questions/2155887/git-submodule-head-reference-is-not-a-tree-error

Git submodule update fatal error: reference is not a tree http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13425298/git-submodule-update-fatal-error-reference-is-not-a-tree

Unstaged changes left after git reset –hard http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11383094/unstaged-changes-left-after-git-reset-hard

 

 

Rewriting History

Git Interactive Rebase, Squash, Amend and Other Ways of Rewriting History https://robots.thoughtbot.com/git-interactive-rebase-squash-amend-rewriting-history

Git: To squash or not to squash? http://jamescooke.info/git-to-squash-or-not-to-squash.html

Squash several […]

Bug Types

> Heisenbugs occur because common attempts to debug a program, such as inserting output statements or running it in a debugger, usually modify the code, change the memory addresses of variables and the timing of its execution. One common example of a heisenbug is a bug that appears when the program is compiled with an […]

Addiction

 

The Addictive Process and Addictive Behaviors http://www.indiana.edu/~engs/rbook/readabd.htm

“Any activity, substance, object, or behavior that has become the major focus of a person’s life to the exclusion of other activities, or that has begun to harm the individual or others physically, mentally, or socially is considered an addictive behavior. A person can become addicted, dependent, […]

Azure Service Bus Relay

How to Use the Service Bus Relay Service http://www.windowsazure.com/en-us/documentation/articles/service-bus-dotnet-how-to-use-relay/

My Hello Azure Service Bus WCF Service–Step by step guide http://blogs.technet.com/b/meamcs/archive/2011/12/23/my-hello-azure-service-bus-wcf-service-step-by-step-guide.aspx

Fun with the Service Bus Relay (Part 1) http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jimoneil/archive/2012/04/24/fun-with-the-service-bus-part-1.aspx

How to Use the Service Bus Relay Service http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/documentation/articles/service-bus-dotnet-how-to-use-relay