Out parameters and LINQ do not mix

I am back from my annual vacation in beautiful southwestern Ontario; before I get into the subject of today’s post, check out this shot I took with my Windows Phone camera from the plane on the trip home. We are at 37000 feet, just outside of Billings, Montana, a few minutes before sunset: The whole…

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Talking About The Weather, Part Two

What we’re missing is a phenomenon that probably was described correctly by your high school science teacher, namely, the phenomenon of “latent heat” (which is what I was taught, though “enthalpy” would be the more modern term.)  I said that the temperature of a substance is the average amount of energy in it. I lied;…

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Talking About The Weather, Part One

No technology today; just talking about the weather. I love talking about the weather. I mentioned the other day that I had just returned from my ancestral homeland on the shores of Lake Huron, the great inland sea of southwestern Ontario. We got some rip-roaring thunderstorms this year. I love thunderstorms on the lake. They…

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