ECTQG and GeoComputation 2017 – Save the dates

The School of Geography, University of Leeds, and the Leeds Institute for Data Analytics (LIDA), are pleased to host the following two conference in September 2017: GeoComputation Dates: 4th-7th September 2017 Conference location: University of Leeds, UK More information: http://www.geocomputation.org/2017/conference/   The European Colloquium on Theoretical and Quantitative Geography (ECTQG) Dates: 7-11 September 2017 Conference […]

Functional programming?

I have recently stumbled across a couple of nice blog posts about programming. Charles Scalfani has written a great piece on the limits that can be placed on programmers, and why limits are a good thing. https://medium.com/@cscalfani/why-programmers-need-limits-3d96e1a0a6db#.mlcnd9kxn Scalfani advocates functional programming because it helps to address many of the problems that software developers (and software […]