How to Learn and Use Regular Expressions (Regex)


Whoever would have thought that something that looks like gibberish would actually have such powerful usages. Look at this example: \d\d[/]\d\d[/]\d\d[ ][-][ ] Would you believe that it’s actually an expression that matches anything of the format of “12/06/08”? Amazing. I’ve been putting off learning about regular expressions (regex) for the longest time because it seems...

Tim Ferris 4 Hour Work Week Book Review


When I first heard this joke some time ago, I thought it was just like any other joke. But I saw it again recently (in Tim Ferris’ book, The 4-Hour Workweek), it suddenly dawned upon me about how strong the underlying message is. An American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were...

Leitner Flashcard Learning System


In the early 70’s a German psychologist named Sebastian Leitner devised a learning system that makes selective learning possible with less effort than the traditional method of studying a set of flashcards sequentially. Leitner’s system consists of a cardboard box separated into a number of compartments. The compartments are filled with flashcards and the flashcards are moved from one...

Free Flashcard Learning


Ack! I found this great learning application 😀 It’s called jMemorise. And best of all, it’s open-source software! jMemorise is a Java application that manages your flashcards by the famous Leitner system and makes memorizing facts not only more efficient but also more fun. It manages your whole learning progress and features categories, statistics and a visually appealing and...

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