My tone doesn’t make me wrong, or how I convinced the Ruby project to fix an inconsistency

Back in 2012 I stumbled upon an inconsistency in Ruby's handling of time zones which took me a lot of discussions to get fixed, but eventually I managed to get it done. Essentially this didn't work: DateTime.strptime('0 +0100', '%s %z') The time zone part (+0100) was ignored. If you are not familiar with strptime/strftime, the … Continue reading My tone doesn’t make me wrong, or how I convinced the Ruby project to fix an inconsistency

Free TV episodes: Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (fun and enlightening)

I found this Links to free episodes of Penn & Teller: Bullshit!. I watched a few of them and I must say I love them. They're simple, straight, fun, honest, and obvious. I specially liked the one about the War on Drugs; very enlightening. I like to respect other people's opinions, but in this case, … Continue reading Free TV episodes: Penn & Teller: Bullshit! (fun and enlightening)