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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Cars, Software Engineering

Hello World from GM's Dashboard SDK

Tampa Hackerspace hosted a hackathon for General Motors and their new Next Generation Infotainment dashboard sdk. I got the "Hello World" example

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Cars, Machine Learning, Software Engineering

🛣 Lane Detection using Python

Code I wrote in Python utilizing NumPy, OpenCV, etc., for Udacity's Self-Driving Car course. The flow goes like this:

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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 Amazon

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Robotics

Hello Boe-Bot!

Today at family day at work, my co-worker Andy graciously introduced my 6 year old son Alex to the Parallax Boe-Bot robot.

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Robotics

Roboticon 2013

I took my soon-to-be 6 year old son Alex to Roboticon at the University of Tampa this afternoon. Even though he's only almost 6, I like taking him to

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Cooking

Smoked beef brisket with smoked baked beans and roasted potatoes

Smoked beef briskey with smoked baked beans and roasted potatoes:

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Cooking

🍞 5 seed, 7 grain bread

I decided to try and make some homemade bread. And why not? I have this bread dome I don't use enough to justify it taking up so much space. It

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Cooking

🇰🇷 Street Cup Chicken

I tried making Seonkyoung Longest's Korean Street Fried Chicken recipe. It was really good - both spicey and sweet! I made it for dinner, though it's

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Cooking

My new favorite way of making scrambled eggs

Tried it this morning; very good!

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Cars

Weber City Car Show

While visiting Kingsport Tennessee for my Uncle's 70th birthday party, we happened upon this fantastic car show in Weber City Virginia. These were

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Travel

Facebook Visit Notes

I recently visited the Facebook campus in Menlo Park for a week and was impressed with what I saw there. Here's a few notes from my visit:

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Uncategorized

Tampa Bay Comic Con 2016

Another re-use of Alex's Kylo Ren Halloween costume from last year at Tampa Bay Comic Con.

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DIY

Sprinkler Timer Replacement

Today I replaced the ancient sprinkler timer which came with my house (Orbit 27596), with something more modern: Rachio. Setup was a breeze, and I

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