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Swiftly Sorting Dictionaries on Saturday

by Carlyn Maw on February 6, 2016, no comments

Well this took way too long to figure out. I had a typo in a print statement that made it take even longer. Doh. As it was hard won,  and involved sorting pieces of paper on our tiled kitchen counter to better understand the bubble sort, I thought I’d record the moment. Fun discovery: an animated […]

Intel Galileo and Bee Mail Part 6: c string to int on an Arduino

by Carlyn Maw on March 31, 2014, no comments

NEW! There will be a Part 7. I’m splitting the wrap-up off of this post. The last few posts have been very unphotogenic and I have one last unphotogenic step to get through before the step with more to see. Instead of burying the pretty, I’ll give the project glamor shots their own day. This […]

Data Visualization – A Survey of Resources

by Carlyn Maw on March 6, 2014, no comments

This is a collection of resources about Data Visualization for Learn To Code With Us March 2014. Books (Overviews) Beautiful Visualization: Looking at Data through the Eyes of Experts (Theory in Practice) Visualizing Data: Exploring and Explaining Data with the Processing Environment Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative Other books will be available […]

Intel Galileo and Bee Mail Part 4: Working with Libraries

by Carlyn Maw on March 3, 2014, 4 comments

This is Part 4 of creating the BeeMail project. Previously I got the Galileo up and running, designed the Bees themselves and built the motor circuits. See the Table of Contents for this series at the bottom of the post. “All” that was left was to rework the code in the example project to suit […]

SyntaxHighlighting Evolved WordPress Plugin and a Custom Arduino Brush

by Carlyn Maw on February 28, 2014, one comment

I’ve been using github gists fairly heavily because of not wanting to bother to with code highlighting plugins since moving to a self hosted WordPress blog.  I finally got sick of that tonight while watching my site be suuupppperrr slow loading because of a call to gist.github.com. This right after writing a tiny little gist […]

Intel Galileo and Bee Mail Part 3: The Object

by Carlyn Maw on February 28, 2014, 5 comments

Most of the other parts of this series will be about the Galileo Board and the software driving the project. This installment is about the object itself, which to me is the most important. The Bees The visible parts all come from my work as a Tech Disrupter at the Intel Experience store. – The […]

Embedding a Processing Sketch in WordPress Using processing.js

by Carlyn Maw on January 14, 2014, one comment

First: Please Forgive the typos. I never want to open this post in edit mode again now that it works. Processing is a wrapper around Java and it used to be that sharing your sketches online required the creation of a Java Applet. Those have fallen out of favor and with all the amazing capabilities of […]

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