Knowing Scala (Intermission)

I’m getting to the point in my Scala understanding where I’m making small commits to our Very Important Project at work. I ended up wasting four hours of work the other day because I put stuff in the wrong place and then spent a lot of time reorganizing things. In the context of FP, which […]

Advice From An Old Programmer

Advice From An Old Programmer — Learn Python The Hard Way, 2nd Edition. Programming as a profession….can be a good job, but you could make about the same money and be happier running a fast food joint. You’re much better off using code as your secret weapon in another profession. People who can code in […]

Wordless Wednesday: Can You Guess What This Is?

Answer: [It’s a “wireless remote streetlight switch” used by a local amateur astronomer as an amusement (but, of course, never, EVER to actually use!). Apparently, streetlights have a photosensor, and if one has a small laser, a nice spotting telescope, and sufficiently rigid mount, one could (but never, EVER actually would!) lase the photosensor and […]