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πŸŽ“ I’m a recent grad from RIT focusing on how people use technology to engage with culture

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Latest Posts

πŸ“ Hardware is fun /s

Debugging hardware & drivers are two of my personal least-favorite activities. Unfortunately for me, this project has required a decent amount of that. So here’s some details about the hardware and the fun I’ve had with it.

(23 Nov, 2018 - 5 min)

πŸ“ Designing for a touch medium

Touch-based design works a bit differently from a traditional mouse & keyboard design.

(21 Nov, 2018 - 5 min)

πŸ“ β€œWhat is that?” (followed by β€œWhy would you…?”)

Over the summer I had the great fortune to meet Dr. Egert, one of the faculty at RIT and my mentor for this project. While cleaning his office, he found something rather unique - a laptop with a second touchscreen instead of a keyboard.

(19 Nov, 2018 - 2 min)

πŸ“ I'm not dead yet!

But the best laid plans often go awry… It’s been a long semester for me. Despite not having a numerically harder schedule in raw credits, I’ve been buried under a continual avalanche of things needing to get done. My sleep app informs me that I’ve only gone to bed before 3AM once this week, a trend that’s not going to be broken tonight as I write this due to what I have due tommor-… er, well… today.

(16 Nov, 2018 - 2 min)

πŸ“ Identifying how broken the Matrix bridge is

This post is as a result of multiple failures of the Matrix<->Freenode bridge recently, and what I’ve learned using Matrix daily for several months.

(25 Apr, 2018 - 2 min)

πŸ“ The importance of good docs

This post has come about from a couple really bad experiences with documentation this week, and what I found frustrating in those experiences.

(20 Apr, 2018 - 4 min)

πŸ“ Server Setup pt. 4-4-1 - GitLab Basic Install

Running GitLab behind a proxy requires a bit of setup.

(12 Apr, 2018 - 1 min)

πŸ“ Asking to use FOSS or an Open Standard

This article hopes to pass along personal experience I’ve had with asking to use non-“normal” software/formats.

(10 Apr, 2018 - 3 min)

πŸ“ Server Setup pt. 6 - Mail

Mail servers are handy, even if you’re just using them for internal logging like I am.

(4 Apr, 2018 - 3 min)

πŸ“ FOSS in Design: What is FOSS and why does it matter?

FOSS (“Free and Open Source Software”) is the idea that software you use should be free (more on what free means later) and that the code should all be publically available to all.

(27 Mar, 2018 - 4 min)