Cold and snow in Fairbanks, Alaska alvin October 20, 2017 - 8:23am

The Fairbanks, Alaska ArcticCam shows snow on the ground this morning, October 19, 2017. The high today is 24 degrees (F), the low is 12. The high/low is 32/16 in Talkeetna as well.

Functional programming in Scala: Kindle eBook, coming soon alvin October 16, 2017 - 6:21pm

In the “Good News” department, apparently a long time ago when I was pretty sick with the MCAS, I wrote a series of Scala scripts to help convert a LaTeX document into an Amazon Kindle eBook. As a result, my book on functional programming in Scala should be available as a Kindle eBook later this week.

MCAS/MCAD: Another skin reaction

Since my MCAS/MCAD symptoms got worse over the last few years, I’ve had several weird skin reactions to different things. This image shows a reaction I had to some tape after giving blood yesterday. The tape was on for about thirty minutes when I noticed it felt weird, and then I saw this when I took it off. It’s similar to another skin reaction I had to wearing a mala/bracelet back in March.