Software Engineering

One codebase to rule them all!

Microsoft recently announced on twitter that Office was built from one codebase for all platforms, for the first time in 20 years:

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Software Engineering

How to connect to Impala + Kerberos with Ruby

This is a working example of how to connect to Impala via Kerberos using Ruby. It uses the impala gem.

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Software Engineering

Advice for Python Beginners

In addition to my post about resources for learning Python, here are a few tips for Python beginners:

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Software Engineering

AWSome Days 2017 in Tampa

Amazon had an AWS-related event here in Tampa today at the convention center, AWSome Days 2017.

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Electronics

My first soldering project: Minty Boost

I decided to take an Intro to Soldering class to learn how to solder, so I could start building another kit I bought recently. Ironically, when I was

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Cars, Electronics

Built a touch screen Raspberry Pi 3 to interface with my car's OBD II via Bluetooth

The Raspberry Pi 3 with touch screen running PIXEL works great so far! I still need to test ODB-II software and bluetooth connection.

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Robotics

Roboticon 2016

Another fun Roboticon this year!

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Robotics

Building the Parallax Boe-Bot robot

Two days ago, my co-worker Andy introduced my 7-year old son Alex to the Parallax Boe-Bot robot at family day at work. Thanks to the magic of

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Cooking

Chicken Cacciatore for dinner!

I tried Giada's recipe but added Scilcian olives. My 8-year old son Alex even liked it!

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Cooking

🇬🇧 Bangers & Mash & Newcastle!

I made this the easy way. Instead of making gravy from scratch I used a mix.

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Cooking

☁️🥚 🥓 Cloud Eggs with Bacon

For the past two mornings I've been cooking cloud eggs for breakfast. They're pretty easy to make. The texture is different than the normal fried

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Cooking

Cowboy Gumbo

Something I whipped up for dinner using leftovers from last night:

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Cars

Fast and Furious Cars at Universal Studios

Universal Studios in Orlando has a few of the Fast and Furious 8 cars on display. These look pretty cool up-close! Though it was challenging to

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Cars

Goodbye Jeep Grand Cherokee, Hello Jeep Wrangler

Today I traded in my 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee for a 2017 Jeep Wrangler Sport Unlimited.

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Cars

Festivals of Speed 2017

Last year, Alex really complained about being bored at these car shows I drag him too. However, I don't really want to discontinue these faimly

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Cars

Tampa Bay International Auto Show 2016

This year I gave Alex the task of being this official photographer. This helped allay his ennui and gave him something to do!

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