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  • flooding-branhower Pennsylvania’s Flood Insurance Exchange (2/11/2016) - Pennsylvania has set up a new website, similar to the health care exchanges, that provides access to private flood insurance. Florida also has such a system and it is something we can expect to see more of going forward. Pennsylvania’s site is here: Flood Flood damage can happen to you, no matter where your home, ... Read more...
  • 8445190520_6830cb2c1e_k Code Coverage Counterexamples (2/10/2016) - Code coverage is not what it’s cracked up to be. As an experiment, I started using Coveralls on two of my R projects, cmna and phonics. Both projects had unit testing with testthat included, both use Travis for continuous integration, and Coveralls supports R. So this seemed like a logical experiment, and the results tell ... Read more...
  • marc-train-odenton Solar-Powered Trains (2/9/2016) - Chase asked me why the MARC Train is not solar powered. I explained one line, the Penn Line, is electric and it gets power from many different sources, but the other two lines are diesel. He asked why we can’t put solar panels on top of the cars and use that for energy. It’s a ... Read more...

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