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Holden highlights from Summer 2014

This summer was a very unique time to be in Holden Village. Rio Tinto’s $200+ million mine remediation project was running full-throttle and extensive infras...

Mountain biking in Forest Park

Portland’s Forest Park has some excellent mountain biking trails that I’m just starting to explore. Most of the park, including the Wildwood Trail, restricts...

High-speed dog photography

During a recent hike to Broken Top, I took a few shots of my parents’ dog, Cody, catching snowballs. I used my Canon SL1 on Time-Value mode with a shutter sp...

Todd Lake to Broken Top hike

On Friday, I hiked from Todd Lake to Broken Top with my sister. We’d read about the hike in Virginia Meissner’s Central Oregon hiking guidebook, and thought ...

Working with thread events in Python

I recently wrote a multithreaded download queue manager in Python. I had the actual file downloads running in its own thread. I only wanted the program to do...

Performing DNS lookups with Dig

My coworker was configuring a Windows Update server recently, and the domain was being blocked. We realized that there was a DNS entry that redirected Window...