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tsundoku (n.)
the act of leaving a book unread after buying it,
typically piled up together with such other unread books


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comment Fast extraction to text file from oracle database
Do you extract a query or do you extract a table? It may be quicker to make a new table for extraction and then to extract that table using the direct path option, "direct=Y". Also see dba.stackexchange.com
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answered What do you need to do when mentoring a new graduate?
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comment Why can't the IT industry deliver large, faultless projects quickly as in other industries?
Any recent mode of transport is full of software, if you're interested in the software quality of aerospace systems then have a look at the DO-178B and DO-178C certifications
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comment Should I store False as Null in a boolean database field?
the first day of my first development job involved debugging and fixing an error like in this question/answer, reminiscence +1
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comment Closest to “Mathematica Graphics[]" drawing environment for Python
matplotlib, along with numpy and scipy, are the usual starting point for mathematical plotting, unless you wanted a more general graphics library
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answered Should I remove an 'embarrassing non-programming' project from my CV?
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comment Finding and/or becoming an open source product owner
This appears to the incredibly tactful version of my own answer, very well put.
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answered What is the benefit of not using Hungarian notation?
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comment What programming jobs would be best for a mathematician?
+1, for the whole data analytics / business intelligence field
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answered best practice when working with a MySQL database datadir directory
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