Trump’s Vested Interest

My friends can’t seem to understand why anyone likes Trump. I constantly hear comments like, “Who would ever vote for Trump?!?!” People seem to think that his poll numbers are either skewed or must be based on the opinions of blind, blundering fools who are influenced by late-night show appearances …

Code: The Ultimate Building Blocks

New ideas often require money, resources, and additional investment in order to be developed and mass produced. Unfortunately, the building blocks of innovative ideas are not usually free. For example, carpenters have to pay for every piece of lumber that they use to build homes. Moreover, most types of building blocks are limited as to what they can be used …

CMD Matrix

The command prompt “matrix” is an old trick, but I played around with it the other day and added enhancements that make it ideal for playing a joke on someone. Copy the text below into a bat file, and schedule it on your friends computer for a great laugh. rem Brenton …

Interacting Classes in Python

Everything in an OOP language should be an object, right? That’s what I’ve always been taught in my programming classes. As a result, I often group functions into classes in my Python programs. In many of my Python programs, I write groups of functions that share variables and all contribute …

Anonymity is not a goal of bitcoin

Bitcoin has a reputation for being an anonymous payment service since only a public key, which acts as a pseudonym, is required for transactions. While being able to transact using only a key or pseudonym results in a level of anonymity, anonymity was not the motivating factor in this design. The reason …