DurKode


Hamish Durkin's blog on code, university, and other things of interest


  1. World Cup Arbitrage

    I have caught a piece of World Cup Fever, and although Australia may not have the easiest route forward (understatement of the year) the tournament has been lively and enjoyable so far. I have been following the betting markets, mainly as I view it as the most accurate predictor of…


  2. Spotify P2P - The Unadvertised Feature

    I was recently looking for a way to download the latest version of spotify on my Ubuntu machine (hint: it's not release yet and probably won't be for a while), when I ran across the following thread on the spotify forum: Spotify P2P uploading and cache The gist of the…


  3. We shouldn't exist, but we do

    Earlier this week we had a guest lecturer for our Software Engineering Workshop course (SENG3011 for those at UNSW). The guest was Andrew Maxwell from Optiver, a Dutch trading firm that has a strong Australian presence and invests heavily in IT solutions to facilitate their business (both for algorithmic traders…


  4. Welcome To DurKode

    Welcome To DurKode, my personal blog about code, university, and other things of interest. This blog is an attempt to catalogue my journeys and thoughts with relation to nearly anything, and hopefully provide some interesting material for whoever reads this site. Who Is The Author (And What Does He Do…