It’s taken me 27 years to really understand what really excited me in this world (STEAM & the Maker Movement). Now I have a plan to make it my life. When I first parted ways with academia back in 2013, I was a fledgling engineer with no ambitions beyond achieving a sustainable income and comfortable […]
There’s a lot to like about Microsoft/Nokia’s “normal-sized” photography-beast of a smartphone, but despite its best efforts the Windows Phone experience here isn’t all positive. Preemptive Update: After deliberating with a friend who uses a newer Windows Phone (Icon w/ 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 800), I believe that some of my user experience issues are […]
Update: Logitech now has a policy where you need a receipt or invoice to receive warranty service, which means if you got your mouse as a gift, or from a brick and mortar store a long time ago you’re screwed. Because of this consumer-unfriendly outlook, my next mouse will be a Razer. I’m a big […]
It’s a joy to drive, but missing some of the “little things” holds back the CX-5 from true greatness. Update: Check the comments section too, others have mentioned a couple more good ones. Update 2: I took my CX-5 on a racetrack, and I actually had a lot of fun. Here are my thoughts. The […]
Better question: What stupid company thought this was a good product?! All I hear is squeaksqueaksqueaksqueak. And it sucks because I’m a fidgety person. Squeaksqueaksqueak. This has been a test of WordPress for iOS. Squeak.
Programming homework between classes used to mean “bring your charger.” Used to. As a consequence of getting eaten alive by a pair of programming-intensive projects, I’ve been spending a large amount of time with the infamous Matlab: linear algebra crutch and resource hog extraordinaire. And while I used to always bring a charger with me […]
I am a paying cable subscriber, and it makes me want to pirate. Yesterday I recounted my headaches dealing with Comcast incompetence and how I finally managed to accomplish what I’d set out to do, which was to acquire a CableCARD for my WinTV DCR 2650. But my troubles were far from over. Setting up […]