I find it very useful to keep links which help me translate from one platform to another as we end up doing lots of porting at work. Both Python and Matlab are popular in the world of finance and if you find yourself trying to go back and forth, have a look here. It's a feature comparison and translation guide written by the guys at scipy.org. This is guaranteed to save you some real time in the future if you must work with both.
For those of you that need to work with all three like me check out the mathesaurus.
Good news! There's a good way now to watch flash content with Firefox on OpenBSD. First install the
Flash Video Replacer addon to your Firefox and then install the gecko-mediaplayer package at the command line using
$ pkg_add -v gecko-mediaplayer
and bingo! You can now watch flash. I just tested this out going to youtube and a few other flash sites. Everything worked like a charm.
Oooh! I just got my first teacher badge on programmers.stackexchange.com! Looks like I've got a long way to go to build up the reputation. Oh well.. It's fun to get in there and help.