Raven Intelligence

Ravens can plan for future needs that they never encounter in nature, suggesting intelligence may arise predictably from conditions that occurred multiple times across the tree of life. We’ve only just begun to explore intelligence in other species, and yet, we are constantly surprised by their capacity to think.

First Post

This is the first post of my new site. I’m looking to post thoughts, opinions, and links from around the web, book reviews, my current projects from GitHub and my online portfolio.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 7

Day 7 was very different from the previous days at the Ranch. It is mostly a catch-all day for miscellaneous topics that came up throughout the week as well as a discussion on tools.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 6

Day 6 has come and gone and the amount of code and hours involved with this training is starting to take its toll on the level of energy.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 5

Day 5 continued, once again, where the previous day left off – which is to say, more user interface topics.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 4

Coming off yesterday’s high, I was very much looking forward to today.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 3

Day 3 is a key day for this course: this is when we first get into the frameworks and APIs that allow us to actually program for iOS. I was not disappointed.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 2

The second day of courses really expands upon the basics learned in the pre-reading and day 1 content.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 1

Day 1 picks up after the pre-reading with more basic programming language constructs common to other languages. Arrays, dictionaries, functions, and enumerations. In addition, Swift adds a few more concepts that I have not used professionally yet – Ooptionals and closures.
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Big Nerd Ranch, Beginning iOS - Day 0

This week, I’ll be participating in an offsite training program developed by Big Nerd Ranch outside of Atlanta, Georgia.
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