Bread ratios

  • 430 grams flour
  • 1 gram yeast
  • 8 grams salt
  • 345 grams water

Preheat oven and pot 450 degrees F

Bake 30+ minutes

Coin Rush

Air quality is pretty bad today and schools are closed. We're staying inside, and my son used the time to make another video game:

Playing clicking sounds during sleep shown to enhance memory

This talk claims that playing click sounds during sleep has been shown to improve memory the next day in healthy young people

My son programmed his first stack overflow

My son programmed his first stack overflow today using polyup.

NAND gate toy

A small interactive toy NAND gate:

A mantra for both the high times and the low

At any moment, this could be over

Converting a protocol buffer enumeration to a Python enumeration

If you have a reference to a protobuf enumeration MyEnum you can convert it into a Python enumeration with:

MyPyEnum = enum.Enum(MyEnum.DESCRIPTOR.full_name, MyEnum.items())

(source, pypi)

Toy game about parity

Resources for San Francisco Bay Area parents

Events and Activities


  • Citizen app has real-time alerts of police and fire department activity:
  • Megan's Law map:

Mailing lists

Living in San Francisco without a car

First, some assumptions from early 2018:

  • Two adults and one child (when paying for transit)
  • Car ownership cost of $540/month ($300/month parking +$120/month depreciation +$100/month maintenance +$20/month registration and fees)
  • $3.60/gallon gas price
  • 24 miles/gallon

Example round trip of 11 miles to San Bruno for 5.5 hours (early 2018)


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