After two previous snowfalls that didn’t stick (and one in Istanbul that did), we finally had sticky snow today. Yay! (Also a good reminder to me to get mittens before the Boston winter.)

Also, I tried the new version (v. 3) of Python, and quickly switched back to Python 2. They seem to have abandoned the philosophy of making everything as easy as possible to use in favor of being yet another language that tries to do everything consistently (but that misses a few things)—in particular, the magic of Hello World is just print “Hello World” is gone; in fact, print “Hello World” itself no longer compiles, because they wanted to make print a proper function, not just a statement, and that meant requiring parentheses around its argument. Bah.

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