Ryan Barrett's blog

New pictures are up! Misc 2019, first half Brooke school 2019 Christmas 2019 White Oak 2019, first half White Oak house Grandpa George’s weavings

Thu, 16 May 2019 19:24:02 +0000

What [philanthropy] represents is a standing invitation to wealthy people to insert their private preferences into the public sphere. Or to put it more bluntly, it’s an invitation for plutocrats to operate in democracy. – Rob Reich, Professor of Political Science, Stanford

Tue, 30 Apr 2019 15:03:10 +0000

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 02:41:28 +0000

Standard dogma in security and encryption is that attacking is always easier than defending. Aphyr‘s stroke of insight with Jepsen was to apply that to distributed systems. 👏 (Along with plenty of smarts and hard work, of course!)

Tue, 02 Apr 2019 22:10:10 +0000

4 year old passport photo? Nailed it.

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 20:42:04 +0000

Wed, 20 Mar 2019 02:11:17 +0000

Apocalypse…you see that, and you know….I’m just going to lay down and die. I’m not gonna thrive in that environment! I type for a living. I’ll be food for other, stronger men. – Penny Arcade, Deer Diary

Sat, 16 Mar 2019 04:50:17 +0000

The invention of theories depends on our talents and other fortuitous circumstances such as a satisfactory sex life. – Paul Feyerabend, Against Method

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 20:51:31 +0000

family date night

Thu, 14 Mar 2019 03:20:53 +0000

Engineering bioinformatics in seconds, not hours

Cross posted on the Color blog. 10,000 Year Clock, Long Now It was winter 2014. Pharrell had just dropped Happy, the Rosetta probe landed on a comet, President Obama was opening diplomatic relations with Cuba… …and here at Color, the bioinformatics team had a problem. Our pipeline — the data processing system that crunches raw DNA data […]

Tue, 12 Mar 2019 21:09:47 +0000

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