runestone interactive

What a week its been!   So much has happened in the last week that I just have to take some time out to organize my thoughts and get some of this information out there where others can read it.

What is Runestone Interactive?

Runestone Interactive is primarily a home for …

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hosting a web2py app in the cloud

Date Tags python

I consider myself pretty up to speed on web development.

I’ve spent the last two days trying to find a hosting solution for the data structures eBook…. I looked at too many of the following:

  • Google App Engine — I’m a long time GAE user, but the setup I …

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new commuting strategy

Date Tags biking

I can see the campus from my house, its about a 20 minute walk, all downhill for the first half of the trek, then slightly uphill the rest of the way to the Olin building.  I've always thought that biking to work would be the way to go, but I …

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pizza oven

Date Tags cabin

I love it when a good plan comes together.  Last summer we decided to finally take the plunge and build a pizza oven at the lake.  After looking at the options to site the oven, and thinking about a fireplace/oven combination, we finally decided to combine the pizza oven …

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joshua tree national park

Date Tags travel

I think I said that the plan for today was to head to the Palm Springs tram, and do a little hiking at the top of the tram then enjoy a nice lunch in downtown Palm Springs.  But two minutes before we walked out of the house we changed our …

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spring break biking in indio

Its Thursday morning, and the earthquake drill is over.  Not that the drill took up any of our valuable time, all we had to do was put out a white towel to indicate that we were all OK.  The block captain surveys the block and then checks in with anyone …

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adding a module to skulpt

Date Tags python

Now that I'm back from traveling in South America I've started on a project to add a turtle graphics module to skulpt.  Skulpt is a javascript implementation of Python written by Scott Graham, and is available on skulpt.googlecode.com.  Its a very nice project because it allows you to …

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