Sailing (Round the Globe)

Sailing (Round the Globe)
So one of the things my Love and I have talked about is the idea of taking off to a season of sailing. The ocean has a sort of primitive draw to me that is hard to explain and not particularly rational. I have no experience sailing. In fact, my experience on the water is limited to commercial ferries and canoeing a couple of hours at a time.

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The American Health Care System

The American Health Care System
All you need to know about the American health care system is that there’s a popular TV series where a man turns to cooking industrial quantities of crystal meth in order to pay his hospital bills.

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Colourettu 1.0.0 for Python released

Colourettu

Version 1.0.0 of Colourettu has been released.

Colourettu is a Python library I’ve written for dealing with colours, and specifically to determine the contrast between two colours.

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Colourettu 0.1.1 for Python released

Colourettu

Version 0.1.1 of Colourettu has been released.

Colourettu is a Python library I’ve written for dealing with colours, and specifically to determine the contrast between two colours.

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Failure or Blame

If you work in an organization, the underlying rule is simple: People are not afraid of failure, they’re afraid of blame.

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NSA Old-School Spying

While the recent revelations from Snowden have put a spotlight on the efforts of the NSA to spy on seemingly everything, one of the surprising results is that those that were labelled ‘paranoid’ and dismissed in years past no longer seem paranoid enough.

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MetaLibrary 8 for OpenTTD released

Quick on the heals of the release of version 7, version 8 of MetaLibrary has been released.

To recap, MetaLibrary is a collection of code I’ve written to simplify writing an AI for OpenTTD, a remake of my childhood favorite, Transport Tycoon.

Version 8 brings a 9-30x improvement in the speed of Lakes, and by extension, a speed-up in the Ship Pathfinder. And that’s all for now; I figured that would be enough. The documentation for MetaLibrary has also been updated.

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