Amtrak series: Ruby on Rails on Rails

This will be the most technical of my posts in the Amtrak series, but it’s not just for computer geeks so stay with me. Here we go. Ruby on Rails is a “web application framework”, a way for programmers to make web applications more easily and more quickly (and more enjoyably, as its creators would […]

Amtrak series: Pick good metrics and stay on track, if it matters

As I mentioned, this weekend I came from Sacramento to Provo by Amtrak train. I flew to Sacramento on Southwest Airlines, buying a one-way ticket so I could decide later whether to depart from SAC or San Francisco. But at the last minute I instead decided to indulge my long time desire to ride a […]