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Java lambdas are fun. Today I refactored a function that had multiple IF..ELSE blocks into a single statement.
The Week That Was A sad 2-2 start against Swansea turned into a disastrous 3-0 loss against Manchester United for Chelsea. The Chelsea gameplay was more shocking than the scoreline. Jose Mourinho was just trying to deflect some of the...
With the non-matchday revenue becoming increasingly significant for the teams, the image of a particular team amongst the fans has never been this important. Football clubs are reaching out to fans by sharing behind-the-scenes activities with the fans. Almost every...
The Week That Was https://twitter.com/TSBible/status/629731349746814976 The Barclays Premier League finally got underway after a long boring summer transfer window. There were occasional hopes of Chelsea chasing after Antoine Griezmann, Paul Pogba or even Arda Turan but nothing came materialized. Instead Jose...
It was India's historic destiny that many human races and cultures should flow to her, finding a home in her hospitable soil, and that many a caravan should find rest here ... Eleven hundred years of common history ...
Chelsea's biggest move in the Transfer Market '2015 has been getting Radamel Falcao on loan. I don't know if I should be happy about this move or not. We have seen a lot of strikers come and fail at...
Every now and then I make up my mind and try to be a regular at gym. The gym in our Sriram Spandhana Apartment is well equipped and is absolutely free for all the residents. We even have (or...
Outside Java code I prefer snake_case over camelCase. This is mostly a preference without any strong good reason: Without a proper IDE I find it easier to read snake_case words than camelCase words. Python's naming convention uses snake_case for variable names....
#Redshfit may be faster than #Hive (after the data has already been loaded into Redshift clusters) but the amount of effort it takes to maintain a Redshift cluster and Redshift's rigidity in the formatted data types it can consume makes me prefer Hive every time I have to analyse data. Redshift has huge operational maintenance overload that no one tells you about.
The disappearance of the British Raj in India is at present, and must for a long time be, simply inconceivable. That it should be replaced by a native Government or Governments is the wildest of wild dreams ... As...