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“The Torque Shifter”

I’ve long been obsessed with EVs, ever since getting a remote control Traxxas Rustler. It was 2WD and had oodles of torque, at least for about ten minutes before the NiCAD batteries wore out. It could do wheelies. Wheelies! That…

1,000-Year-Old Software Redux

Sometimes the universe works in mysterious ways. I’m not one for mystics, but I have to admit that my own foresight has given me a bit of a shiver last night. Of course, I didn’t attempt to be the next…

Assessments

Showing The Assessments I Have Taken
Is This Cheating? After clicking through the second LinkedIn assessment, I realized that what I was really assessing was how fast I could eliminate answers by searching for terms I was unfamiliar with on Google. A long time ago, after…

Become A DateTime Master

Clocks
Dates are about the worst thing ever, and I’m not talking about eating pasta with a stranger. I’m happily married, and my dates with my wife typically go pretty well every time. I’m talking about dates in programming. It’s no…

The Dependency Valley

We have too many dependencies. The programming world is on another roller coaster ride down to dependency hell, if you’ll believe the skeptics. I don’t think so. I think we are living in the gully of “The Dependency Valley,” with…

Gulp’s Dependencies

gulp@3.9.1 ├─ archy@1.0.0 ├─ deprecated@0.0.1 ├─ chalk@1.1.3 │ ├─ ansi-styles@2.2.1 │ ├─ escape-string-regexp@1.0.5 │ ├─ has-ansi@2.0.0 │ │ └─ ansi-regex@2.0.0 │ ├─ strip-ansi@3.0.1 │ │ └─ ansi-regex@2.0.0 │ └─ supports-color@2.0.0 ├─ minimist@1.2.0 ├─ liftoff@2.2.1 │ ├─ extend@2.0.1 │ ├─ findup-sync@0.3.0…