## Voter Turnout for California

I, along with approximately one third of eligible California voters, decided to vote yesterday. I am not particularly interested in a high voter turnout. I believe people who are pressured to vote because of "get out the vote" campaigns only end up diluting researched opinions with random noise.

One thing ...

## Putting Bottle in a Container: Docker and Bottle

This is part 3 of a series of articles on Docker. Please feel free to read part 1 and part 2.

It's been a while since I last wrote about Docker. Part of that is because I took a vacation and drove back and forth across the country. My ...

## Playa Events for the Watchless Adventurer

Burning Man is coming up, and unfortunately I wont be attending this year. However, over the past few years I have found that part of what I enjoy about Burning Man is being free of schedules. I have also found, however, that I occasionally want to go to a scheduled ...

## Painless Docker 1.0 under Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

Hot on the heels of yesterday's post, I am going to address the one disappointment of that post. It installs an old version of docker! Let's celebrate Docker 1.0 by using Docker 1.0!

### Really Painless on AWS

I have produced a new Cloudformation template: docker_server2.cfn ...

## Salesforce Revision Control and Deployment

I've been doing some work on communication between our company's learning management system and salesforce so that we can tie a client's training into their customer and partner management systems. I had done a little work with salesforce in the past, mostly on accessing data via their ...

Professor, I have a question about photons. Photons are packets of energy that have no mass, correct? Also sunlight has been calculated to have mass and Einstein's theory of general relativity relates energy and mass. How is then possible that photons have energy ...

## Two talended artists bring Total Control Lighting to Teen Vogue

I just had to reblog this post from Shock and Awwww… there’s Total Control Lighting sewn into the black skirt one of the women is wearing on the front page of the article.

## Analog Circuits: Fading LED Hat - Part 1

### Introduction

Over the last few years LEDs are becoming much more common at Burning Man. This is generally a good thing, as it means we are likely to (hopefully) see fewer glow sticks left lying around the desert. Unfortunately, most of the LEDs on the playa tend to be of ...

## Test of Math

I’m going to be adding some equations, so I decided to install MathJax. This is just to check that it is working.

$$x=\frac{-b\pm\sqrt{b^{2}-4ac}}{2a}$$

I should be able to express inline math such as $x\le5$.

I should test code too

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