Tuesday, December 09, 2008

New blog

I am now going to be doing my blogging over at http://jeremymikkola.wordpress.com/
See you there.

Monday, December 08, 2008

Sunday, December 07, 2008

Green or blue?


Green or blue?
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Friday, December 05, 2008

Christmas lights


Christmas lights
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Sixth Photo Meme



Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight


“It works like this: if you use Flickr, go to the sixth page of your photostream and pick the sixth picture there, then post it to your blog.”

Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Cranberry sauce




Cranberry sauce
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Monday, December 01, 2008

Icy porch


Icy porch
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight


I had to walk very carefully to get this shot (-:

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Ice on the table


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Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Christmas lights


Christmas lights
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Friday, November 28, 2008

O HAI


O HAI
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight
I just went to flickr and found this.

Thanksgiving table


Thanksgiving table
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Dry flowers


Dry flowers
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Leaf


Leaf
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Saturday, November 22, 2008

CBTS


CBTS
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Fall today


Fall today
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Friday, November 07, 2008

Big dipper


Big dipper
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight
View the flickr page to see the stars as tagged by astrometry.net

Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Saturday, October 11, 2008

Fall


Fall
Originally uploaded by Silenceofnight

Sunday, August 31, 2008

Tuesday

I just thought that I would share a small piece of internet goodness that I found. It's a nice little webcomic called Tuesday. It's just an archive of a few comics; it wasn't drawn for very long, but they're a very pleasant read.

Sunday, June 22, 2008

Project euler

Lately I have been trying some of the problems over on Project Euler. It's a list of interesting programming challenges where the (correct) answer is a number. If you input the right number, it will mark down for you that you have solved that one. So far I've only done 11 out of the 199. If you want to try some, I would recommend that you use python as your programming language. It's very good at these sorts of things.

Sunday, May 11, 2008

Sketchup + Kerkythea

Using kerkythea, I made some renderings of some sketchup models. The links are to the 3d warehouse pages where I got the models from.
Shelby Cobra KC 427 Concept


And this

Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Spring is here (photo)

The other day I was taking a walk and saw this tree bud blooming, so I took a few pictures of it. Here's the best one:
Spring is here

Saturday, March 08, 2008

Knex wind turbine

The other day I built this small wind turbine out of knex:



It's just a basic VAWT (vertical axis wind turbine). I'm not sure if this qualifies as a savonius turbine or not.

Friday, February 22, 2008

Rogue Spy Satellite Blast

Awesome.

Monday, February 18, 2008

New blog: Go Make

I just created a new blog called Go Make. Over there I'll be gathering projects that I find scattered about the web and showing them to you. Or at least linking to them, which is just as good.

Saturday, February 16, 2008

Google analytics on this blog

I use Google analytics on this blog. When I checked the stats the other day, I found something interesting. People seem very interested in the iTunes license agreement font. Whats with that?

It's my most popular post! (as you can see, this blog does not have a large audience)

Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Selection sort in python

I'm learning python, so I decided to write selection sort in it. I converted the CPP code from 24btes.com. Here's the code (the array at the beginning contains the numbers that will be sorted):


a = [90, 96, 74, 10, 44, 53, 61, 77, 37, 52, 25, 60, 9, 14, 20, 93, 5, 59, 29, 86, 6, 64, 4, 38, 51, 24, 11, 16, 85, 69, 34, 62, 50, 87, 55, 92, 98, 47, 46, 91, 57, 36, 23, 97, 3, 48, 83, 99, 12, 31, 2, 76, 28, 27, 39, 68, 49, 58, 95, 21, 17, 79, 71, 45, 65, 70, 33, 56, 43, 35, 81, 75, 72, 26, 19, 13, 30, 22, 1, 15, 63, 18, 8, 73, 66, 67, 54, 100, 40, 89, 78, 7, 42, 32, 84, 88, 94, 80, 82, 41]

def selSort (array):
i = 0
listLen = len(array)
while i < (listLen - 1):
minat = i
minval= array[i]

j = i + 1
while j < listLen:
if minval> array[j]:
minat = j
minval= array[j]
j = j + 1

temp = array[i]
array[i] = array[minat]
array[minat] = temp
i = i + 1

print array
print listLen


selSort (a)

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

"Interesting" Quicktime + iTunes license agreement

I was just updating Itunes and Quicktime on my computer, and I got the following license agreement:


What's up with that, eh? I think that it is in english, but with that font how can you be sure? I would be interesting to know exactly how the bug worked that caused this.

Macworld brings down large websites

At the time of writing, engadget and twitter, among others, are down. The outages are the result of people trying to view updates of whats going on at the 2008 macworld keynote. No other event brings down sites on such a large scale.

Thursday, January 10, 2008