General Reading for 04/24/2017

Grok the GIL: How to write fast and thread-safe Python | Opensource.com “We explore Python‘s global interpreter lock and learn how it affects multithreaded programs.” tags: bs python Learn a Python script for automating the process of publishing podcasts | Opensource.com “Python can help you skip over the fussy little…

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2017 Adirondack Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden

I just planted two of the perennials that will go into my Hummingbird and Butterfly Garden, US zip code 12927. The Phlox paniculata Blue Paradise and Salvia x sylvestris May Night were both bare root plants so they could go in now in late April. The other plants in the…

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General Reading for 11/05/2015

The Mysterious Case of the Adirondacks Sugar Maple | Smart News | Smithsonian “According to research published in the journal Ecosphere, by examining the tree rings of sugar maples in the Adirondacks scientists from the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry discovered that the tree’s…

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What I’m Reading on 05/26/2014

Hotel’s history exposed – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Saranac Lake region — Adirondack Daily Enterprise “Roedel restoration of Hotel Saranac is in full swing” tags: bs hotel history adirondacks Unless You Have Celiac Disease, Gluten Sensitivity is in Your Head — NOVA Next | PBS “That finding comes from…

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What I’m Reading on 01/20/2014

Google Removes Two Chrome Extensions Amid Ad Uproar – Digits – WSJ “Internet message boards were abuzz this weekend over the two extensions — “Add to Feedly” and “Tweet This Page” — each of which had fewer than 100,000 users. In both cases, people described how the extensions were silently…

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What I did (and didn’t do) on my summer vacation

Now that it’s early September, I suppose I can look back over the last several months and take stock of what happened over the summer season. Technically, summer is not quite over, but in northwest New York where I live you can really feel the first flourishes of fall in…

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Daily links for 04/30/2011

Tupper Lake declares state of emergency – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Saranac Lake region — Adirondack Daily Enterprise “Meanwhile in Long Lake, state Route 30 was closed from the Adirondack Hotel to the bridge over the lake, after students from Long Lake’s school were sent home. Tupper Lake-based state…

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Daily links for 08/05/2010

IBM, open source community aim to improve Internet accessibility | ZDNet “IBM and groups like the OpenAjax Alliance are launching a few initiatives to make the Internet more accessible to folks with mobility or sensory disabilities. The overarching theme here is that the Internet needs voice Web development and other…

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