Having lived in three different countries and interacted with people from all around the world made me realise that Polish names have some pretty unique quirks – to which, as a native speaker, I didn't give too much thought, while foreigners find them quite strange.
YAML gets praised for being clear and human readable, but it’s also criticised for being ambiguous.
SUML is an attempt to keep the good things about YAML but remove its ambiguity and needless complexity.
I need to rant.
I’ve had enough of Germany. I know, I know, it’s given me opportunities that I could never expect in my homeland of Poland, I’ve spent amazing three years here, I married the love of my life here... But now it’s not time for good stuff. Now it’s time for a complaint.
Here’s (some of) the reasons why I want to move out from this country.
A set of useful, string-related helpers:
A neat tool to localise messages.
I don’t really like Esperanto. As a language. As an idea I love it from all my heart! ❤️ That message of unity, peace and understanding though a common language! That brilliance of simplification and unification!
But I’ve always seen it advertised as “extremely simple”. Simple indeed, but extremely? You can certainly do better!
Languages in Belgium seem to be a mess.
As much as I love Cohen’s Hallelujah, there’s one verse that always bothered me. “Your faith was strong, but you needed proof”. Seriously? It’s not how those words work!
If you require proof or evidence to believe in something, it’s called common sense, not faith.
If you accepted some fact after being presented evidence for it, it’s called knowledge.
If you believe in something despite the lack of evidence, that’s faith.
It’s not that hard to get those words right.
If you could travel back in time, say a thousand or two thousand years, how awesome would it be? Anyone from the Western civilization in the 21st century would look like a genius, or even a god, to the people from back then, right? With our superior technology, our smartphones, our quick transportation, our wast knowledge at the tips or our fingers...
Awesome, right? You’d become the king of the world, wouldn’t you? Well, I doubt it... Here are some issues you’d almost certainly stumble upon:
This is a conference report for my company:
I visited Unit Festival last Saturday and those are my notes:
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