Worst internet banking site in ZA?

I needed to try and activate my wifes linked Discovery credit card for 3dsecure - and was directed by the call centre that this can only be done through "Discovery Online Banking" which I didn't know existed. So i went through the painful registration process (visit an ATM) and finally…

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Building the Storck

I've been looking for a TT bike frame for a while, and found this awesome looking thing on thehub a couple months ago. I didn't know anything about Storck bikes back then, but a quick google lead me to discover that it's a pretty boutique brand, with some amazing, but…

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Code 101: Pass by reference

This is part 1 of a multi-part post on programming fundamentals. This stuff may seem fairly pedestrian to some folks, but then it's probably not targetted at you. The mysterious pass by reference thing And that actually there is no such thing as "pass by reference" but simply that when…

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A word on monads

A clever guy once said that once you understand what a monad is you lose the ability to explain what it is to other people - and he's (almost) right. Monads are a weird and wonderful thing, but sometimes are easiest to understand when given an example of one. I'm…

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Base map

So Chett tuned my car a few weeks back and I've been trying to come to grips with this whole tuning thang by analysing what he did (compared to my initial map). Its also been interesting getting all the tools working: Tactrix OpenPort 2.0 Cable - connects to your…

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Romraider Logger Parameters

As i've been pulling logs I've tried to keep a list of the most useful parameters to log: Basics Engine Speed (RPM) Engine Load (g/rev) Requested torque (raw ecu value) Throttle Position Turbo related Target Boost (BAR) Manifold Relative Sea Level Pressure (BAR) Primary wastegate duty initial Primary wastegate…

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