Mea Vita: Carpe Diem
Thursday, August 18, 2022
My First Quantum Computer Program
I ran my first program on a quantum computer, today. I've run programs on quantum computer simulators in the past, but today was the fir...
Monday, August 15, 2022
Stolen Catalytic Converter
My exhaust pipe, sans my catalytic converter My catalytic converter was stolen two months ago. I immediately knew it when I started the engi...
Thursday, August 4, 2022
The Concept of Time
La Muse Verte Absinthe: A birthday gift to myself Time is the school in which we learn, Time is the fire in which we burn. – Delmore Schw...
Monday, May 9, 2022
Before the Cloud
Circa 2003 I was reminiscing through some old photos this past weekend and I came across these pictures of my old server farm… In the days b...
Tuesday, February 1, 2022
The AI Challenge: Feeling and Understanding
A key goal of AI is to reproduce human behavior at scale. AI seeks to reason on input and explain on output while improving (learning) with ...
Refactoring vs Porting vs Optimizing
I've heard people use these terms, interchangeably. Since good definitions make for clear ideas I wanted to explicitly define them. Refa...
Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Scaling USPS.com for Free COVID Test Kits
USPS.com utilizing AWS's CDN Many will recall, back in 2013, all the problems with signing up for healthcare on the Affordable Care Act ...
Saturday, January 8, 2022
I Am Not Your Guy (yet)
I am not your guy when it comes to cryptocurrencies , blockchain, NFTs, and quantum computing . At least not yet. I understand how the...
Monday, December 27, 2021
Using Xcode to Develop a RDBMS
Ever since Apple stopped developing WebObjects, I haven't found a lightweight replacement for graphically designing relational databases...
Saturday, December 25, 2021
Adventures in Absinthe
Absinthe fountain In 1912, absinthe was banned in the U.S., for about a century, due to the misperception that it was poisonous or caused ha...
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