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Ode to a Sump Pump

The sump pumps in my french drain
Of my existence are the bane,
The cause of too much pain,
But only when it rains.

Szeder XMAS 2016

  It’s time for John Szeder‘s year-in-review Christmas poem!   ‘Twas the night before christmas, and before it all ended, Half of the internet found itself unfriended. We are still waiting for the year of VR. It’s stuck in traffic, in a self-driving car. Blogging is out–all that writing is tedium, Unless, of course, it […]

Automated unit tests from Asis

This tool allows you to periodically grab stack traces and record calls to a library that are then saved as unit tests. It’s a shortcut to getting coverage for a library that’s already in production and stable. zavg/Asis · GitHub Asis – Tool to deal efficiently with legacy code through creating and running characterization tests […]

Homeschooling Links

I’m sitting on a pile of links I intended to share going back to September when I got really busy. Here are some I saved related to homeschooling and education. We kept Tre home this school year and a few months later took Henry out of public school. So far, it’s working out well, though […]

Free Lessons from the James Randi Educational Foundation

These look to be great resources for fellow homeschoolers. New “JREF in The Classroom” Lessons! The James Randi Educational Foundation is pleased to announce the release of four new additions to our JREF in the Classroom offerings: Pareidolia: Do You See What You Think You See?  Illusions: Our Visual System  Cognition: Are You Rational?  Power […]

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