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Monday, August 8, 2016

I Couldn't Sleep

My first Django-powered page.

In my feverish state, I've been following a video on YouTube that shows how to get started using Django 1.4.22 with Python. I'm surprised it works with Python 2.5.4.

The video is using the usual newer versions of everything. But that is ok by me. I even got virtualenv 1.9.1 installed and working. Another program oldie.

This is what happens when I can't sleep. I do historical programming. Actually, I prefer Python 2.5 over later versions because it's closest to being the spirit of what Python was created for.

I'm curious what happens in the next video.

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Cosmology: Andromeda's Rotational Velocities Can Be Explained By POND


I wasn't really sure which of my blogs to post this topic on. It sounded tech enough though to enter it here. My dad wrote an article explaining how the Andromeda galaxy's rotational velocities can be explained by POND.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Types of Interstellar Travel


I was pointed to the GURPS:Uplift book for descriptions of various forms of interstellar travel. Interesting stuff.


Saturday, January 9, 2016

Curiosity Rover Beside 'Namib Dune' on Mars

I used GoCubic to create a 360 QTVR movie from a cube render done in Vue Infinite of a Malin hi-res camera shot. Watch the video on YouTube to get the idea.