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Data warehousing/ETL developer, specialising in Teradata but now mostly working with DataStage. Had a brief foray as a Ruby on Rails developer. Also making iPhone games in my spare time (Objective-C is a terrible language).


Oct
20
revised Why China was able to unify and not Europe
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Oct
20
answered Why China was able to unify and not Europe
Oct
20
comment To what extent was China unified?
Haven't read it and haven't heard of it. I hope this is the book you're referring to, since it has awesome pictures. books.google.com.au/…
Oct
20
revised To what extent was China unified?
Added sources, plus detail on commandery and central armies
Oct
19
answered To what extent was China unified?
Oct
19
comment To what extent was China unified?
Any period in particular that you're interested in?
Oct
16
revised Has the resignation of a political leader in a Westminster style parliament ever forced an election call?
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Oct
16
comment Has the resignation of a political leader in a Westminster style parliament ever forced an election call?
Yes, Harold Holt, who disappeared on a swim (and had a swimming pool named after him). There have also been two more who died in office and two who lost their seats at election, one of whom subsequently regained his seat.
Oct
16
answered Has the resignation of a political leader in a Westminster style parliament ever forced an election call?
Oct
12
awarded  Custodian
Oct
12
reviewed Leave Open How many Samurai killed themselves?
Oct
11
awarded  Yearling
Oct
3
awarded  Nice Question
Sep
25
awarded  Enlightened
Sep
25
awarded  Nice Answer
Sep
23
revised How would one have gone about setting up a business during Communist Revolutionary China?
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Sep
12
awarded  Excavator
Sep
12
revised Why did JFK give approval for the CIA to encourage Diem's deposal
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Sep
12
revised Why was old Shanghai called “Whore of the Orient”?
edited title
Sep
9
answered Why is King Henry V regarded as such a great King?