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XH.IO is Hiring

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
By Colin

XH.IO makes web apps for the financial industry. We are looking for a senior developer. The job description is posted here: https://xh.io/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Job-Description-2016.pdf. It’s a great place to work. Get in touch if interested. -Colin »

Making Maple Syrup at Home

Sunday, March 6, 2016
By Colin
Making Maple Syrup at Home

We have a few maple trees where we live in Westchester county, in NY state.  I gave tapping them a go this year.  I had decided to do it last summer, and that was when I walked around and identified the maple trees by... »

GIT Commands Cheat Sheet

Monday, January 25, 2016
By Colin

A cheat sheet of git commands that I use the most, and also of the ones I use the least (which is really much more important to have on a cheat sheet). »


Powerball Lottery: Best demo yet of why you will not win

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

http://graphics.latimes.com/powerball-simulator/ Go ahead, bet your paycheck.  You’ll thank me you bet it here, and not at the bodega.     »

How to type accents é, è, ñ, ü, ê and other special characters on your Mac keyboard

Tuesday, January 12, 2016
By Colin
How to type accents é, è, ñ, ü, ê and other special characters on your Mac keyboard

Problem:  You’re on an English keyboard on a Mac, and you need to type letters with accents, like é, è, ñ, ü, ê or other special characters, like ç,... »

List of 2016 Prediction Lists

Thursday, December 31, 2015
By Colin

Predictions for 2016: From Bloomberg Business: “A Pessimist’s Guide to the World in 2016”   Not so much a series of predictions, but the wargaming of ugly geopolitical what-ifs.... »