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Positive Initial Impression of Fedora

I’ve used off and on Ubuntu for about 7 years now. And I’ve been generally happy. However, recently I’ve found the behavior of Canonical and, more importantly, the lethargic pace of package update...

Character Networks with Go and d3

I’ve had the opportunity to create a practical application in Go. I’m working on a research project in grad school that involves constructing character networks from literature text. After In order...

Graduate School and Work

I recently started graduate school. Already I can tell that my work experience is a huge benefit. Before my undergraduate years I had no interest in the inner workings of computers or really any co...

Favorite book I read in 2013: A Canticle for Leibowitz

A Canticle for Leibowitz Walter M. Miller, 1960This novel describes a post-apocalyptic future through three vignettes involving the Brothers of St. Leibowitz. “Fiat Homo” (let there be man), takes...

Books I read in 2013

So 2013 was a good year, for reading books anyway. Like many people (at least, I hope I’m not alone), I have an ever growing “To Read” list. Bellow is a semi-complete list of the Books I read, rere...

WAID server

Bare Bones Martini App<div></div><div>Its pretty easy to add handlers to routes. And because the Handlers are simply functions of a specific type, it is easy to separate these int...

January 19th - Second was the word

# second was the word# for the beginning was thought# creator of all # program or novel# a direct connection. to# the pulse of the soul # chaotic power# focused on a point, the point# a line, an idea

Focus

This is a reminder, a litany.Possibility are endless, but opportunity is not.The mind is a light, more powerful when focused, less so when dispersed.It is true to say “I can do anything”. It is fol...

WAID - What Am I Doing?

WAID repoRecently my workplace started being serious about requiring time tracking. While I understand the numerous benefits, I’m not a fan of actually doing it. A way to turn it into an opportunit...

How to open a journal entry

> date +"%a_%d_%B_%Y.md" | xargs vim