Irrational Exuberance!

Using Threadpools in Python

February 10, 2009 This article takes a look at creating a threadpool in Python. Specifically it takes a stab at iteratively processing CSV and XML files and farming out the parsed data for processing by a threadpool. The Python logging, csv and ElementTree modules make cameo appearances.

Setting up CouchDB-Lucene on OS X

February 6, 2009 I spent a while today trying to setup CouchDB-Lucene on my OS X machine, but I've run into a few problems. I documented my procedure pretty thoroughly, hopefully this will serve as a good setup guide once I figure out the problem I am running into.

We're All Sinners and Cosiners

February 6, 2009 Another Processing sketch, this time dealing with circles and rotation. It isn't really what I originally intended, but it might make it as a WinAmp visualization circa 1995.

Circle and Line Diaspora

February 5, 2009 Another Processing example, this one where I try unsuccessfully to explore spacing and empty space. Ah well. Maybe next time.

Spiral and Square

February 5, 2009 I've been playing with Processing lately, and here is one of the animations I've put together. Pretty basic to be sure, but has the smallest bit of emergent behavior.