Inspiring Ingenuity

Alteryx, Bicycles and Teaching Kids Programming.


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Raspberry Pi

My wonderful wife Nathalie surprised me this Christmas with a new computer!  That makes it sound like so much more than it really is though…  She gave me a Raspberry Pi, which is, by design, the most inexpensive fully functional computer ever, and maybe the smallest too.  It really was an awesome gift though, because a true geek loves nothing like learning, and the Pi is the ultimate learning/teaching computer. Continue reading

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Winter Outdoors in Boulder

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Looking south from South Boulder Peak

Winter in Boulder can be a very mixed bag.  While it’s is possible to have 60° degree weather in January, it is just as likely to have a week, like last week, where the weather doesn’t get above 10°.  Even when the weather is cold and it gets dark early, there are still a large number of people who commute by bike.  I had one ride last week where is was 6° and I saw at least a half dozen people on the bike trails.  When it that cold though, I don’t ride for exercise, I only ride because I hate driving that much. Continue reading