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Pensée: for February 28 2014

According to Wikipedia, Lewis Carroll was the inventor of the ‘word ladder’ puzzle (also, rather delightfully, known as ‘word golf’). This is where you start with one word and, by changing only one of its letters at a time, try to metamorphose it into a different word while also having only legitimate words as intermediate steps. 138 more words

Pensées

DAILY CALENDAR CHALLENGE #172 – JUNE 21, 2013

Guess what? It’s the first day of summer!

#1 – THE ORIGAMI CALENDAR CHALLENGE – DOLL (?)

I don’t create them, I just fold them.

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Photography

DAILY CALENDAR CHALLENGE #137 – MAY 17, 2013

#1 THE ORIGAMI CALENDAR CHALLENGE – EIGHT POINT STAR

This fold was a little bit involved and it took me a while to figure it out. 185 more words

Origami

Weekend Project: Word Ladder Solver

<< I plan to add a few graphics, code snippets, and trim the code posted at the bottom, but I just haven’t gotten around to it. 3,833 more words

Python

Deploying a Scheme web application: the Taubatron

This is the story of how I deployed the Taubatron – a web application written in Scheme.  I wrote about what it does earlier; this post is concerned with getting it running on the actual internet, as opposed to on my personal computer. 1,107 more words

Scheme

The Nerdy Stuff Matters

A childhood friend who grew up to be an artist has created many pieces based on letters and words – not just their meanings, but their visual form and their relationships to each other.  1,313 more words

Programming

Poison Blood

We told ourselves that it was love
For we needed motivation to live
But you can’t run forever once you’ve kicked the hive
And if you squeeze too hard on what you have… 6 more words

Poetry