Adventure Time #13
I’m so sending this to John Siracusa.

“firewall header”


Adventure Time #13

I’m so sending this to John Siracusa.

“firewall header”

Jacques Fuentes: A letter to my daughter, Augusta, in Ruby


I wanted to creatively express my affection for my daughter, Augusta, in a way I know best. I chose Ruby for its flexibility and elegance. My hope is to introduce her to its boundless beauty someday soon using this composition.

Letter To Augusta

This is a real, working, program which outputs “Augusta, we <3…

1 year ago 157 ♥

The corn city central
is where we play
corn city central
fructose all day
run that ball, plow that field
all the sugars is what we yield

This hymnal of corn , brought to you by chefkittie.com.
How Not To Sort By Average Rating

PROBLEM: You are a web programmer. You have users. Your users rate stuff on your site. You want to put the highest-rated stuff at the top and lowest-rated at the bottom. You need some sort of “score” to sort by.

The solution:


Algorithm discussed and a Ruby implementation provided! Love this sort of applied statistics. Discussion in link below on HN.

(Source: news.ycombinator.com)

The 10 Rules of a Zen Programmer

Seriously Zen. Topics include:

  1. Focus
  2. Keep your mind clean
  3. Beginners mind
  4. No ego
  5. There is no career goal
  6. Shut up
  7. Mindfulness. Care. Awareness
  8. There is no boss
  9. Do something else
  10. There is nothing special

I already see myself improving from some of these values.



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