That in music, ‘counterpoint’ is used in the sense of a melody being played with another melody, that together they harmonise" [comment by maroonblzer in news.ycombinator] “Wealth, Virtual Wealth and Debt is a 1926 book by the Nobel prize-winning chemist Frederick Soddy. In this book Soddy points out the fundamental difference between real wealth (consumables such as buildings, equipment, energy, food) and virtual wealth, in the form of money and debt....

May 19, 2022 · 1 min · LJP

Zen of Python and legal agreements

Here is the wiki link and the Python Enhancement Proposal Page which provides the background and sets out the Zen of Python. Essentially, Zen of Python are a set of 19 aphorisms penned by long time Python developer Tim Peters which influence the design of the Python programming language. These are also visible as an easter egg in Python interpreter by typing import this. This resonated well with me because most of these principles should also be the guiding principles for drafting legal agreements....

October 20, 2021 · 1 min · LJP

Tweet sized random thoughts

Your friends will grossly over-estimate iphone’s market share in India. (It’s ~3%);

September 24, 2021 · 1 min · LJP