A few signs that you may be obsessed with Go…

baduk/Go is a very engrossing game that has many skill levels. Study of the game can start to affect other parts of your life, sometimes a bit too much. If you notice any of the following occuring in your life, this might be a sign that it’s time to take a break. 1 – you look up at the night […]

A framework game

I’m currently playing a game and am at this position Individually, no group has weaknesses. There also are no particular inter-group opportunities to coordinate and attack against a group. So no we look at framework moves Reduce, invade or grow a moyo “1” is a reduction move that grows my moyo “2” is worse because it is a gote growing […]

My thoughts on the article “Will Rust Take over Data Engineering?”

An interesting article was posted to reddit with the title “Will Rust Take over Data Engineering? ” As I read the article I had a few reactions to its contents, which I outline below. “was Python made for Data Engineering in the first place?” No, but neither was Rust. Who cares what it was made for, what matters is how […]

Understanding Yoga

I saw a post in the reddit flexibility forum and had a few comments to make: First, understand that many yogas do not involve stretching at all Yoga simply means to yoke or join the lower self with the higher self. Bhakti Yoga is devotional yoga it involves prayers and chanting and perhaps some prostrations. But by no means does […]


This post is a tribute to those people who have earned an exit out of my life. If you are a redditor and reading this, congratulations, I will never see your comments again. And if you dont like my comments/posts then you can follow some simple instructions to do the same. If you play on OGS, I dont have to […]

Quantifying strength and weakness in a Baduk position by using Computer Programming Log Levels: New Vistas in the Clossi Approach to Move Selection

It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Clossi approach to move selection when playing Baduk. That being said, I’ve had some doubts about the actual procedure and have given concrete examples in specific positions of my doubts. Today, for some odd reason, the concept of logging levels in a computer program appeared to be a good way to […]

web2py and py4web – why are they not more popular?

A fan of web2py started a discussion wondering why web2py is not more popular. I’m sure everyone has their reasons, I will enumerate mine. The DAL Layer is sweet web2py seemed to have a better database layer than Django and I like the flat object space over what I do with SQLalchemy. But user base, community support are strong factors […]