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Introducing: bdmCore

When I moved out, I thought I was pretty much done with hardware projects. I hadn’t done any in the year prior, but I had done a lot of software projects. So when I moved, I left behind a lot … Continue reading

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Great Scott! Software Defined Radio!

I come from a long line of radio engineers (my father’s brother, his father before him, and┬ábefore that they hadn’t invented radios, so they were just normal engineers). I’m even licensed as a hamateur radio operator, KF5NJG. However, I’ve never … Continue reading

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Vroom Vroom, or, The Lie Of Competitive Indoor Electric Go-Kart Racing

So over Thanksgiving weekend my family and I went go-kart racing at K1 Speed, a multinational chain indoor electric go-kart racing establishment. I too didn’t think that indoor go-kart racing was a thing. I stand corrected. Before you read any … Continue reading

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The Last Jedi

Let’s talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi. By Rian Johnson. Rian Johnson the Great. Rian Johnson who brought his legendary vision to Star Wars and made everyone happy. Honestly, I have yet to find a negative review of The … Continue reading

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Bechdel Test

So, I was thinking about the “Bechdel test” the other day, since sexism has been the “in” thing for the past few weeks. Also other reasons. Basically, it’s a test to highlight gender inequality in fiction (thank you, Wikipedia, for … Continue reading

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The Programmer’s Cookbook: Stuffed Pizza

I don’t really like food. This is surprising, since being a programmer I get exposed to a variety of foods from around the world, ranging from Greece to the Golden Triangle to America (U.S., Canada, and Central America). I guess … Continue reading

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On Thermostats

So I recently moved, in case you’re new to the blog, which has entailed me becoming comfortable in a new home. Or, making the new home mine. It has also entailed me learning about apartments. This being my first one, … Continue reading

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…and moved.

Welcome back to month two of Lane Kolbly’s “I have a blog, I should probably write in it, but I’m tired and doing other things so I’ll wait until the last possible minute.” In my defense, I moved and there … Continue reading

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Moving In Three, Two, …

I’m back from Europe, then took a short jaunt up the road to Dallas with the family before changing gears. I spent a few weeks cranking out pull requests for cuberite, a lightweight Minecraft server written in C++ (and so … Continue reading

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Day 25: This is the end…

I didn’t want to tempt the travel gods, so I didn’t plan on writing about day 25, the day we go home. So I won’t. Not that it was eventful – we woke up early, around 6:45 Munich time, and … Continue reading

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