The Sphero Mini: A Programmable Robotic Ball for Hours of Fun
I was given a Sphero Mini as a speaker’s gift for I forget which conference years ago and it has sat on my shelf ever since. Naturally, I did what any programmer does these days and asked ChatGPT what I should do with it. If you’re looking for a toy that’s both fun and educational, […]
Write a Few Jokes About Burning Man, Please?
Sure, here are a few Burning Man jokes: Why did the hippie refuse to share their tent at Burning Man? Because they wanted to keep their “space” sacred. What do you call a Burning Man participant without a bike? A pedestrian. How many Burners does it take to change a light bulb? None, they just […]
Have You Heard of The Burn?
I asked our favourite neighborhood chat AI for advice on attending Burning Man as I’m going this fall for the first time ever. Of course, they’re kind of repetitive, but I’m a bit SQUEE about the whole thing so I included it ALL. #OMGOMGOMG Burning Man is an annual event that takes place in Black […]
And, Gosh Darn It, People Like Me?
I’ve been struggling with this, in particular, lately, so I asked ChatGPT, “how can I feel worthy?” This is their response: Feeling worthy is an important aspect of our mental health and overall wellbeing. Here are some tips that can help you feel more worthy: Practice self-care: Taking care of your physical and emotional needs […]
What Else Is There?
Why so obsessed with money? Aren’t there other measurements of success? Obviously. In today’s society, it’s easy to get caught up in the idea that success is defined solely by how much money you make. We are constantly bombarded with messages that suggest that financial success is the only measurement of success that truly matters. […]
From Negative Belief$ to Po$itive Thinking
Our beliefs and attitudes about money can have a powerful impact on our financial well-being. Negative beliefs, such as feeling unworthy of money or associating money with greed, can lead to financial stress, poor decision-making, and avoidance of financial planning. But the good news is that we can choose to shift our mindset and adopt […]
Write a Few Jokes Based on Yesterday’s Post, Please?
Sure, here are a few jokes related to the blog post: Why did the turtle visit TheRain.dev? To learn how to bust a move in Python! What do you call a dancing turtle that knows Python? A “turtley groovy” programmer! Why did the turtle graphics program throw an error? Because the turtle didn’t have enough […]
Get Your Groove on with Python: Creating a Dancing Turtle with Turtle Graphics!
I prompted ChatGPT to “write a python program that draws a dancer”, write this blog post, and then help me write the README.md and such to put all the code online in its own GitHub repository. Python is a versatile programming language that can be used for a wide range of applications, from data analysis […]
Please Write a Few Jokes About Dance and Distributed Systems
Sure, here are a few jokes about dance and distributed systems: Why did the distributed system refuse to dance? Because it couldn’t get all the nodes to synchronize their moves! What do you call a group of distributed systems dancing together? A load-balancing conga line! Why did the dancer bring a laptop to the dance […]
The Distributed Computing Ballet
Distributed computing is a complex topic that involves the use of multiple computers and devices working together to solve a problem. The principles of distributed computing can be difficult to grasp, but they can be explained using ballet terms to help make the concept more accessible. In ballet, dancers perform a routine together, each with […]
Dancing with Code: Comparing the Similarities and Differences Between Dance and Software Development
Dance and software development may seem like two entirely different fields, but they actually share some interesting similarities and differences. In this blog post, we’ll explore these similarities and differences, and how they relate to each other. First, let’s look at the similarities between dance and software development. Both fields require a certain level of […]
Holy OpenAI, Batman
A friend introduced me to https://chat.openai.com/chat today and holy hell I’m impressed. I told it to write a blog post based on my speaking bio: write a blog post about me based on this short description, “Rain Leander is a systematic, slightly psychic, interdisciplinary community liaison with a Bachelor’s in dance and a Master’s in […]