Here are the jack-o’-lanterns we carved this Halloween 2016 – Jack Skellington, a Minion, smiley face, 5-eyed monster, and the Chinese hansi for ghost.
A pumpkin patch at a church down the road from our house.
Found some interesting really yellow mushrooms in front of my house today… I’m guessing they’re not edible.
Various resources to help you appreciate Ada, Countess of Lovelace as certainly one of the first, if not the very first, documented programmer for a general purpose computing machine. Numbers of Bernoulli program intended for Charles Babbage’s Analytical Engine: http://www.fourmilab.ch/babbage/figures/menat6_1-5k.png http://www.fourmilab.ch/babbage/sketch.html (Note that Ada’s “Notes” are much longer than the original translation itself) (I thank…
If you have to send snail-mail, send it at warp speed! Star Trek stamps available at your local Federal Post Office. https://www.usps.com/stamps/star-trek.htm
Cacti Council will be @ OrlandoiX16 October 14th-16th. I will see you there! We will be explaining what we do and how you can help kids learning computer science and programming. Apparently there will be many other Full Sailers attending as well. This list is chock full of graduates and current and former instructors: http://www.orlandoix.com/speakers…
In commemoration… http://www.npr.org/2016/09/08/492880770/much-more-than-a-five-year-mission-star-trek-turns-50
A literal cacti council to celebrate our Cacti Council non-profit, which promotes creative and critical thinking concepts in education, especially computer science and its related disciplines. If you’d like to help out and/or be involved, let us know here.
A couple of jive turkeys walkin’ round my neighborhood…
“Dragon fruit” (Pitahaya), are sweet, crunchy fruits about the size of a fist. On the outside, they look like oval balls of fire (thick red skin) decaled with green flames (leaves). On the inside, the majority of the fruit is either white or purple or yellow, and is peppered with what looks like black sesame….