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by Cuchulainn
June 9th, 2021, 12:51 pm
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: News from the 'Border'
Replies: 230
Views: 44311

Re: News from the 'Border'

I think the UK spokesperson was a bit long winded. He should simply have said “The protocol was an agreement entered into by Mr Johnson. He obviously did not intend for England to live up to it.”
Just Oxford Union banter.

seriously, I hope they resolve it before July 12.
by Cuchulainn
June 9th, 2021, 8:43 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: News from the 'Border'
Replies: 230
Views: 44311

Re: News from the 'Border'

Sausage War looming

Sausages take centre stage in latest NI Protocol row
https://www.rte.ie/news/regional/2021/0 ... ges-eu-uk/

Very awkward ... it's the Orange marching season coming up; you don't want Southern sausages! Must be jolly English sausages.
by Cuchulainn
June 9th, 2021, 8:38 am
Forum: Politics Forum
Topic: The vaccines
Replies: 142
Views: 7932

Re: The vaccines

Get the vax, win a shotgun: US states get creative to encourage vaccination https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jun/05/vaccine-us-states-america-covid-coronavirus Only in America. Almost heaven, West Virginia Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah River Life is old there, older than the trees Younger...
by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 8:30 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Random Video's
Replies: 470
Views: 47759

Re: Random Video's

Computations in Finance

The series of videos in the link above go along the book MATHEMATICAL MODELING AND COMPUTATION IN FINANCE.
I have never heard of these authors/quants before, I have to say.
CWI, Amsterdam.
Kees Oostelee is well-known .. inventor of COS and CONV pricing methods.
by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 7:51 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nouvelles de France
Replies: 2335
Views: 111642

Re: Nouvelles de France

I once gave a talk in 1992 on C++ for graphics and CAD in Cannes. No slapping.
Of course, that was the pre-Justin era. I have fond memories of his short stay here.

the whole book is one long huge typo...:-)ciao -- Nando
by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 6:37 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Those crazeeeee Dutch
Replies: 1755
Views: 206649

Re: Those crazeeeee Dutch

I stepped onto the tatami last night ... group foto coming up.
by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 6:28 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Excel tricks
Replies: 120
Views: 24116

Re: Excel tricks

I was confusing xlwings with XLw https://xlw.github.io/ So, I take it back :-) Still, maybe a bit of redesign is an idea......... many constraints from company's IT non-sensical constraints? As we discussed elsewhere, sometimes the ball of mud gets the job done. I agree. I'm glad i don't have to ma...
by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 2:43 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Nouvelles de France
Replies: 2335
Views: 111642

Re: Nouvelles de France

If you look carefully, you see Macron grabs the guy's left arm; it was thus self-defense on his part.
It was his own fault; keep eye on ball. Keep your distance. It cudda been to the solar plexus.
by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 1:21 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Those crazeeeee Dutch
Replies: 1755
Views: 206649

Re: Those crazeeeee Dutch

by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 12:18 pm
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Excel tricks
Replies: 120
Views: 24116

Re: Excel tricks

I was confusing xlwings with XLw

https://xlw.github.io/

So, I take it back :-)

Still, maybe a bit of redesign is an idea.........

many constraints from company's IT
non-sensical constraints?
by Cuchulainn
June 8th, 2021, 9:06 am
Forum: Programming and Software Forum
Topic: Excel tricks
Replies: 120
Views: 24116

Re: Excel tricks

xlwings is kind of stone age. Clunky. If your use cases are I/O in Excel (42!) then openpyxl might be an idea. The Excel model is a bit like VBA and C#. Your specification doesn't say what Excel and Python are doing; are you using Excel as a database to be updated by Python code? But maybe your use...
by Cuchulainn
June 7th, 2021, 9:06 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Those crazeeeee Dutch
Replies: 1755
Views: 206649

Re: Those crazeeeee Dutch

In the Old Testament, Leviathan appears in Psalms 74:14 as a multiheaded sea serpent that is killed by God and given as food to the Hebrews in the wilderness.
WT*?
ppauper never told us that? So, Lev was a big edible eel?
by Cuchulainn
June 7th, 2021, 9:00 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Those crazeeeee Dutch
Replies: 1755
Views: 206649

Re: Those crazeeeee Dutch

https://memegenerator.net/img/instances/55290524.jpg What does your 8 kilo 19th century Dutch Bible have to say about all this? At times like these, ppauper comes to mind too. c.f.  archaeology Apocalypse (Revelation) Biblical explanation The Wilmott Bible Study Thread and not last, and not least: ...
by Cuchulainn
June 7th, 2021, 8:59 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Those crazeeeee Dutch
Replies: 1755
Views: 206649

Re: Those crazeeeee Dutch

Noah was only doing his job in the face of adversity and those unbelievers .. it would be a mammoth task to get the Leviathan (Job 40) on board.