Blanket.js is a code coverage tool when testing to figure out how much of your code is being tested. After posting about how to fix Blanket so that the console log works better on Chrome, I figured why not mention this on their development site. Maybe something could be done about this.

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While playing around with Blanket.js, an annoying ANSI color code in Chrome’s console has prompted me to fix the color display issues once and for all.

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In the lead-up to Tau day, I’ve been thinking on how our existing formulas for circles and spheres are poorly served. They are inconsistent and confusing, which is something that is easily fixed when we use Tau instead of Pi.

Here’s how Tau helps us to better understand the formulas for circles and spheres.

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Success! The unknown combination lock is now freed, no longer futilely attaching nothing to the bike stand.

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syneco-combination-lockAn abandoned combination lock

Outside a local cinema last year I noticed a nice combination lock on the bike rack. It has been vexing me for while, for it has been failing to do its job for such a long time. A combination lock is supposed to attach two different things together. For one to be left abandoned hanging outside on the bike rack for over a year – that cannot be allowed to continue.
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Now that the clinical trial for treating Hepatitis C is all over, I’ve been receiving requests for information about how I went with the trial. Read the rest of this entry »

The movie Calvary has been a polarising event and has sparked much discussion in efforts to understand the events that took place. An attempt to provide some answers to pressing questions is given here. Read the rest of this entry »