Monthly Archives: February 2012

The joys of Cython, Numpy, and a nice FFTW api

This is about my new FFTW python wrapper. The FFT routines shipped with Numpy are rather slow and have been the performance bottleneck in my code for some time. Last week I decided I needed to move to FFTW for … Continue reading

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How to peel a beetroot

After you’ve roasted it in foil for an hour, stick a fork in one end, hold it vertically up, and scrape it downwards with a teaspoon.

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