• ### Portrait of Pain II

##### 20 August 2017

I had felt it for a while, though even then I didn’t know it. I didn’t know that I knew. It’s odd when truth gnaws at your gut, but you stubbornly ignore it. It is odd because, on the one hand, you know it, but on the other, you don’t. It’s odd and...

• ### Time in Ruby and ActiveRecord

##### 20 August 2017

How does the Ruby Time class relate to the ActiveRecord time column type?

• ### Typecasting in Ruby and Rails

##### 19 August 2017

I recently had the need to typecast string values passed as query parameters to a controller action to their appropriate type. In solving this problem, I've learned a lot about Rails' typecasting layer, Ruby's typecasting methods, as well as a handful of edge cases. The result was a typecasting function that I think has a lot to offer.

• ### Recalling my earliest deep regret

##### 18 August 2017

A recollection of rocks, regret, and Snickers.

• ### Encoding the Logic of Sets

##### 16 August 2017

How can procedures be used to encode the logic of both infinite and finite sets?

• ### On Death and Life

##### 15 August 2017

A short meditation on death and life.

• ### On Moral Judgment

##### 14 August 2017

What is judgment with respect to the moral universe, how can it be used properly, and how is it often used improperly?

• ### Initial Thoughts on Infinite Sets and Procedures

##### 09 August 2017

Is modern mathematics built on a logical fallacy? How ought we to understand infinite sets? What's a procedure? I'm starting to explore these topics as I think through the mathematics and logic of infinity.

• ### Introducing: Togglicons

##### 03 August 2017

Togglicons offers a single SCSS mixin for bringing customizable toggling icons into your web application.

• ### Argument for the Reasonableness of Eucharistic Substantiation

##### 26 June 2017

I believe both that consubstantiation is reasonable and true. Here's a short argument for why.