Thoughts on a Birthday
19 January 2017
I am 26 and as this, my 26th year, comes to a close I see that I have learned a lot.
I have learned how to truly cry–to give a thought, image, or emotion the space to breathe and grow and bubble up into my chest, and then to let that physical sensation...
Ruminations on a Credal Logic
20 September 2016
How do we understand our faith? More precisely, how do we reason deeply and precisely as faith-adherents? Or, perhaps most precisely, how might our faith shape our reason? Do we have a faith seeking the light of understanding, or a faith seeking out...
1 = 0.9999…
01 September 2016
In mathematics it is proven that
1 = 0.9999.... How is this so? But more importantly, in understanding how and why this is true, what can we glean about the nature of paradoxes? Let's explore.
Portrait of Pain
19 August 2016
She lies. Then the sting. Now the ache.
An Example of an ERB Component
07 August 2016
An example of building an "ERB component", that is, an ERB partial that has ansome flexibility around their HTML output articulated via an interface in the
A function for generating HTML attribute values
02 August 2016
How might I write a function that was as flexible as possible in its type signature, and yet still predictable and sane in its output of HTML attribute values?
Accessing Values from Nested Hashes
15 July 2016
How can you access values from a nested (i.e. multidimensional) hash without throwing errors when the shape of the hash is not strictly fixed?
04 April 2016
You step forward, press the button, and begin to wait.
Dingy carpet in a worn-down lobby, a space almost asking you to leave it.
Elevator crawls down the walls; is it fighting back?
Even so, button pressed, future sealed.
Ding. It arrives. Future...
Cleaning up Git repos
15 March 2016
Deleting old remote branches
If you have a repository that’s been around for long enough, you probably have a fair number of “stray branches”: deadends, false starts, orphans, etc. Let’s clean up all of the remote branches that haven’t been touched...
You, Made and Unmade
22 February 2016
A short meditation on time, becoming, and you.