Advent of Code 2021

My experiences completing this year's challenges.

2021 in Review

Highlights from a year's worth of projects.

Custom Printing Obscure Technical Manuals

Utilizing a custom printing company to bind PDF technical manuals into useful books (and great shelf decoration).

Troubleshooting a Rubocop Bug

How a bug in Rubocop and compounding human factors led to an uncommon error.

An Analysis of Bicycle Crosschaining

Why extreme gear combinations don't matter as much as you think.

Building Raspberry Pi-Powered LED Sports Scoreboards (and Other Displays)

A general guide to installing, developing, and emulating scoreboard LED matrix software for Raspberry Pis.

Making Molehills of Mountains

Accepting that failure is sometimes inevitable in the face of difficult challenges

I Now Hate Liquid

How developing a simple feature for this blog turned into a nightmare.

DNA Isn't Code

Why thinking about DNA as the "code" of our bodies can lead to some surprising misconceptions.

Staff Engineer

Thoughts on reading Will Larson's new book and how I'm using it for a 5 year plan.