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Another reason I love Ruby

I was recently sent a set of photos and had literally hundreds to go through and didn’t have time to go through them all by hand. Plus, several of them were all minor variations on a theme. So I got the idea to just pick 24 random images, and discard the rest. I was working in Ruby at the time, so here’s what I did:

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Alternative energy is cheap

I took advantage of solar and wind power this week. It was cheap, sustainable, and easy to do.

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HOWTO drive a hybrid

So, this week Sarah Palin will be talking about how the pain at the pump is the fault of Big Government, and how it’s up to Big Government to make gas cheap for Real Americans. I’ll offer an alternative viewpoint: Americans don’t know how to drive or refuse to drive properly, won’t leave for work and appointments in time to get there without speeding, and refuse to take responsibility for their actions.

It’s also disingenuous to reject current energy policy and then claim there’s no policy, but I digress.

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