Andre DiCioccio

Law, Technology and Finance

Apple Mac Keyboard Shortcuts and Symbols

Hi there, How many times have you looked at the Apple menu or some instructions and wondered what the keyboard symbols mean? I have been using Apple products for about 20 years now and still wonder what the little option symbol relates to on the keyboard. Here is a quick-reference that hopefully will assist some […]

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How to create a react-navigation StackNavigator

In a web browser, you can link to different pages using an anchor (<a>) tag. When the user clicks on a link, the URL is pushed to the browser history stack. When the user presses the back button, the browser pops the item from the top of the history stack, so the active page is […]

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How to prepare a strong thesis conclusion and avoid arguments

Something to consider when preparing your next thesis. We all know that there are those who just love to pick it to pieces, usually for no reason whatsoever, so here is a simple trick which will aid you in presenting a strong conclusion and ensuring you get your point across.

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Apple Launches New 9.7-Inch iPad With Apple Pencil Support

Apple has today launched a brand new 9.7 inch iPad which also includes support for the Apple Pencil. This great new iPad includes a A10 Fusion chip with 64-bit desktop-class architecture, which is 40 percent faster in CPU and 50 percent faster in graphics   compared to the previous generation 9.7-inch iPad. Apple also has said […]

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Genetic Privacy – Too late to protect our future?

This is a thesis which I wrote back in 1999, towards my honours degree in Laws at Monash University.  With the recent Facebook Cambridge Analytica scandel, it is interesting to read how much privacy views have changed in 2018. Monash University Library – Direct Link   Title: Genetic privacy too late to protect our future? […]

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JavaScript ES7 Static Class Properties

In ES6 you can declare static functions which apply to ES6 classes but ES7 adds the ability to declare static properties also. A static property can be useful in a large number of situations, such as the following (contrived example): class Cat { static legCount = 4 } console.log(Cat.legCount) // 4  

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ECMA Script Block Scoped Declarations

ECMA Script 6 has introduced the ability to use const and let instead of var to declare local variables. The main benefit of this is that const and let are scoped to the block level (meaning their scope is confined to a blocked deliminated with curly brackets). A further benefit of this new syntax is […]

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