VJWC: The Dormant Volcano

“This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive. ” – Alice Waters “I wish I was a dormant volcano because I get to hibernate for a long time.” My sister expressed a wish a long while ago. When someone rubs…

The Art of Feeling Good

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” – Leonardo da Vinci So I saw this post on Crushed Caramel and she responded to a Q&A created by “A Guy Called Bloke and K-9…

Sharks, Peacocks, Pitbulls & CFFC

Many a peacock hides his peacock tail from all eyes –and calls it his pride.  – Friedrich Nietzsche Taken at the Quadrangle, Fort Sam Military Base, San Antonio, TX Even though his tail wasn’t fanned out like the others, this encounter with this particular peacock was a fortuitous one. I took this shot on one…

Geekdom’s Meeting on Blockchain

08.27.18 I attended a meeting called “Scaling Blockchain with State Channels with Guest Speaker: Eric Olszewski” at Geekdom downtown a few days ago. According to the Meetup description: Eric Olszewski is an organizer of the Austin Ethereum Meetup and Co-Founder and Advisor at Transmute Industries, the Heroku of decentralized tech. Eric is an open source…

Bubble Sorting Algorithm

Last week, my university hosted a research symposium displaying several research posters of what students worked on this past semester. I attended one session where two student interns were examining the differences between various types of sorting algorithms, how they respond with a certain number of elements, and how quickly each algorithm can sort the…