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Writing about what I’ve learned

The agonizing process of choosing a new phone

I feel like a complete ass* for even writing this post. Well, my beloved Blackberry is dying. The charging port is loose and the camera sucks, and these are good enough reasons for a new phone. A bunch of things went into my decision. You should know that the 3 main...

New Post, because it’s been awhile

Some things that have been working for me lately: Taking notes in class. Not exactly a new idea, but at the age of 23, having spent the last 5 years of college, I arrived at a point where I could no longer succeed in class without paying attention to the lectures, and...

Who am I supposed to vote for?

I have no idea, but I'd like to. Let's make a website that asks you bunch of questions about issues that are currently under debate in your area. Answer yea or nay, and the program begins grouping you with other people who answer similarly. The more questions you...

Format a list using XML and Python

I made a nice gallery full of photographs of all the books currently on my bookshelf. In the next few months I'll be getting rid of all of them, and it will be tough to let go of some. So this is for the memories. By the way, I finally figured out the lightbox gallery...

Get your face out of the eggnog and listen for a minute

Get your face out of the eggnog and listen for a minute

The future is coming, and it's coming in a 3d printed, North American manufactured, computer-driven electric car. There are two ways this can go, and it's really up to you. One way is the last-century model. Wait around long enough and GM will start cranking out some...

A Rough Year

I guess it's been an eventful year. Bike stuff: I built a polo bike and a flatland bike. Sold a road bike and acquired a mountain bike. Rebuilt a motorcycle carburetor, and replaced almost all the major parts of that motorcycle (it's almost reliable now!). Road...