Baked Crumbs #1

less than 1 minute read

More baked crumbs from a lake in the mountains of my dread. I mean head.

Katie Cookies

7 minute read

As a child my parents and I would bake desserts together. Cakes, pies, cookies, the occasional empanada. There would be these leftover bits of pie crust or c...

DIY Hacking Chair

5 minute read

Years of repetitive stress injuries have led me to investigate alternative workstations. Even while using split keyboards and avoiding mice, I still experien...

Sprockets to Shakapacker

13 minute read

This article describes the process of migrating a Ruby on Rails app from Sprockets to Shakapacker. You can view the entire change set on GitHub:

Hank’s Place

2 minute read

Yesterday I drove to San Pedro to visit the grave of Charles Bukowski. He’s buried at Green Hills Memorial Park in what, at first glance, appears to be an un...

Ozymandias II

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Midjourneying #1

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I continued my exploration of what MidJourney is capable of by generating some 16:9 aspect ratio images centered on the theme of science fiction concept art,...

Book Byte: Novacene by James Lovelock

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Novacene by James Lovelock is a rare book by a notable intellect. Its rarity is realized through concise assertions and profound predictions. Its authors not...

Midjourneying #0

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Here are a few images created by prompting Midjourney v5.2. Most of these were the result of the following process:

Baked Crumbs #0

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Here are some baked crumbs from a jelly croissant atop my neck.

Pi-ku and Pi-ku-ku

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A Pi-ku is like a haiku but its phonetic structure follows a 3-1-4 pattern instead of 5-7-5. This means there are only 8 syllables to work with vs 17.

Introduction to Cryptocurrencies

10 minute read

It seems like 2017 was the year that everyone, including our grandparents, became aware of cryptocurrencies. With news stories about the soaring or plummetin...

DIY Supine Workstation

8 minute read

I was ten years old when my fingers first scraped across a computer keyboard. It was a faded Apple IIe with a monochrome CRT and a floppy drive. The previous...