Python lists: pop vs slice performance

Recently I had a comment in a merge request in which I was suggested to copy the Nth-1 last elements of a list, a[1:], instead of popping its first element, pop(0).

I was curious about its performance implications and decided to do some simple tests:

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LaTeX and moderncv in macOS

Confronted with the task of writing a CV for the first time many students resort to Microsoft Word and sloppy templates to be found on the Internet.

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2016 review

2016 is coming to an end and I would like to look back and review what I have been up to during the last year:

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