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  1. Reality, The Metaverse, and Dreams

    Thu 27 April 2017

    We live in an incredible time where virtual reality is on the horizon. I’ve had some mind-expanding conversations with several folks about it, and over the course of a few months have compiled a few little thoughts and opinions on VR and the role it potentially has in our ...

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  2. Ruby: Square Brackets vs. Array.new

    Mon 03 April 2017

    Earlier today I did a code review and saw my coworker using Array.new to create an empty array. I know that this gives the same return value as the literal constructor [], as shown below.

    irb(main):001:0> Array.new
    => []
    irb(main):002:0> []
    => []

    I was moving to the ...

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  3. Maintaining My Blogs

    Wed 29 March 2017

    I’ve been maintaining several blogs for about 10 years, and I’ve come up with a few practices that I use to guide how I keep these going.

    Hand-coded HTML to Wordpress to Pelican

    When I first started making websites, I did it the old-fashioned way: 1 HTML tag ...

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  4. Didn’t Do Comp Sci

    Thu 09 February 2017

    After an inspiring conversation with some coworkers, I wrote this down, because it turns out there’s a lot of us.


    We sling code, we do product reviews, we spend hours in a chair with nothing but gdb and silence. And though we talk shop with coworkers about minor ...

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