Cars: Oregon’s 1 billion transportation investment

November 23, 2008 § Leave a comment

Oregon’s governor, Ted Kulongski, proposed more than 1 billion in transportation investment. From the article, that plan would create 2,100 jobs a year in the first five years. On top of that, the plan will also provides $5000 tax credit on electric car purchase.

The proposal itself is not quite tech-news worthy, but when Nissan is mentioned as Oregon’s partner in electric cars, it stresses Oregon’s serious commitment even more.

References:

http://www.oregonlive.com/news/index.ssf/2008/11/kulongski_proposes_gas_tax_and.html

http://gas2.org/2008/11/20/nissan-and-oregon-team-up-to-bring-electric-cars-to-the-masses/

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Road to LISP: Highlight Film

November 16, 2008 § 2 Comments

This is 1 old list, can’t believe I found it again. This time I’ll share it to everybody.

http://wiki.alu.org:80/RtL_Highlight_Film

Politic: Barrack Obama won

November 4, 2008 § Leave a comment

The drama has ended.

America has truly wrote a very good history today.

Now we can all focus on getting the country back in shape.

Cython: Yet another Python optimizer

November 2, 2008 § 1 Comment

In short, Cython generates C code by reading your Python code.

Cython is yet another solution to the question: “Dynamic languages (which include Python) are slow”. Previously there are already multiple solutions:

Basic tutorials on Cython out there:

I haven’t use Cython or any other optimizer yet since it’s too premature to do so. This post is a reminder for myself, when the time is right, I will have to choose one of them.

When it comes to Python profiler, I am looking at hotshot.

References:

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