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bio website canspice.org
location Vancouver, Canada
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Programmer working in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Among the technologies I have used, I'm most familiar with Perl, JavaScript (Node.js and AngularJS, in particular), Hadoop (HBase, Hive, Datameer), and various game/mobile technologies such as Unity3D and Lua.


Sep
20
comment How do random number generators work?
random.org has a pretty good discussion on random numbers and how they're generated.
Sep
17
awarded  Yearling
May
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comment Has any language become greatly popular for something other than its intended purpose?
Any acronym for Perl is actually a backronym.
Feb
12
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Feb
11
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Feb
11
comment What should I call the process of converting an object to a string?
@Frustrated: "stringification" is used fairly often in the Perl community. It (and its root "stringify") is a very good word for the process of turning an object into a string.
Feb
11
answered What should I call the process of converting an object to a string?
Sep
16
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16
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