SamWhited|blog

An absurd collection of poems, rants, and other peculiar things.

Code's Compiling

A contra dance.

Follow-up letter to a young scientist

A follow-up to letter № IV from Edward O. Wilson's 'Letters to a Young Scientist'.

Infection

In which I sustain another injury near Harpers Ferry.

Fixing Introductory Computer Science Education

My ideas for a CS curriculum and textbook.

Injury

In which I sustain an injury while on approach to Unicoi Gap.

Equipment

A list of the equipment I'll be using on my 2014 Appalachian Trail thru-hike.

Appalachian Trail

In which I attempt to thru-hike the Appalachian Trail.

Fixing TLS in Firefox

How to enable TLS 1.1 and 1.2 in Firefox 19–26 and disable insecure cipher suites.

Late New Year Post

The 2013–2014 new year post.

The Fiddle Player

The fiddle player sat upon the stage surveying all she saw; The dancers pranced upon the floor as many more came through the door and walked on down the hall.