I decided to switch from Jekyll to Cryogen in producing this static site blog.
This is more of a test than an announcement, just to make sure feeds and such work.
I've been working (some of) the Advent of Code problems since they began just before Christmas in 2015. I've used the problems to exercise some different Clojure muscles than the programming I do for my job. My solutions are on GitHub.
When I read the problem for part 1 of day 03 for this year, it struck me that you could solve this pretty quickly without writing any code. Here's the answer sketched out on my chalkboard.
Events have me thinking about this a lot lately.
This presentation caught my eye the other day.
My apologies to Jean Shepherd.
As I've gone through the process of writing this over Thanksgiving weekend, the title has changed three times. I believe I've finally landed on one that best descibes the content. It a rambling story about data and discovery. Hmmm, that gives me an idea for a book, Clojure: One Story at a Time. Or some such nonsense. There's nothing earth shattering here. Unless you're inclined to believe that earth shattering things start with simple thoughts, questions, and explorations.