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Pierre Marshall - Blog

Some occasional thoughts on politics and tech.

  • By Pierre Marshall
  • Based in United Kingdom
  • Roughly 24 posts per year
  • First post on

Posts per year

Data for this chart is available in the table below
Posts per year
Year starting Posts
2020 12
2021 2
2022 12
2023 35
2024 0

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

Failing foobar
Earlier today I got a surprise invitation to Google Foobar,1 a series of coding tests presented as a text adventure. You’re presented with a normal terminal interface, and a few familiar commands like ls, cd, …
On , by Pierre Marshall, 148 words
Cold snap
The weather in Beijing turned cold very quickly last month. Over the course of about a week the seasons shifted from autumn to winter.
On , by Pierre Marshall, 26 words
Unicode for international mail
I ordered a book from Britain recently, and had a lot of postal difficulties with UPS. The bookseller asked me to provide my Chinese address in pinyin which I did, but I was confused as …
On , by Pierre Marshall, 47 words