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  1. The CoffeeOutside Bot

    Sun 27 August 2017

    One of the fun things I do outside of computers is meet with friends for coffee on Friday mornings at various outdoor parks in Calgary. When we first started meeting regularly, choosing the location for Friday morning involved a series of tweets beforehand as we hashed out the location details ...

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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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