I am not Satoshi Nakamoto

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
March 06, 2014

I don't really know why anyone would think that I was in the first place. Am I really that good of a candidate?...

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Fix OSX Mavericks Markupsafe hanging

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
February 09, 2014

Lately I've been running into some issues installing Flask as the markupsafe speedups wouldn't compile....

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Moving to Silvrback

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
February 08, 2014

I started this blog using Jekyll and made do with it for a while. Then I found Octopress which made dealing with Jekyll a...

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Manage your reading list with Bookends

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
July 26, 2013

I've been keeping track of all of the books I want to read with a long note in Evernote. It's not...

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Use the Alter HN Firefox add-on to tweak Hacker News

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
June 27, 2013

I always open links and comment pages in new tabs when I'm browsing Hacker News....

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I'm writing a book on Flask

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
May 21, 2013

I've been looking for a project to do this summer. I'm going to have a little over two months off of school,...

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Getting DuckDuckGo instant answers by SMS with Twilio

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
May 18, 2013

The Problem

I don't have a smartphone, but sometime when I'm reading I come across...

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FindALib - A big list of free JavaScript libraries

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
May 18, 2013

I created FindALib to bookmark interesting JavaScript libraries a while ago. I never did a write-up about it, so I figured I would...

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Do the police give more tickets towards the end of the month to meet quotas?

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
October 23, 2012

Update 10/21: I calculated some more conventional statistics and...

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The tale of Dr. Edward and Mr. Allen

A little fun with fiction.

Robert PicardHacker and writer.
October 03, 2012

This is the tale of how an interesting email found it's way to my SPAM folder.

“Andrew, the Edward estate...

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