An Engineer’s Reading List

I’m making this list as more of a personal resource, but one that I feel others would be really interested in. I haven’t been into reading non-fiction or engineering fiction (a term of my own crafting), but I’m really looking to stretch my brain in new ways. This will be a living document. All the […]

Accountability to My Resolutions

This is a follow-up to my 2017 New Years Resolutions. Become a Confident Swimmer This one has been deferred to the second half of 2017 so I can max my PT test in April. Learn C# I’ve almost finished the Brackeys tutorials! I only have the interfaces and generics videos left. Additionally, I just ordered Arduinos […]

Weekly Discoveries

Sick and Dying A buddy of mine turned me on to Alka-Seltzer Plus Day & Night Severe Cold + Flu, and I’ve never looked back. It doesn’t taste great, but it’s bearable when mixed with Super Orange Emergen-C (another one of my go-to remedies). KP If you haven’t watched Katy Perry’s new music video, then what […]

That Was a Close One!

Let’s set the stage. It’s 5AM. I’m fast asleep, with my alarm set to go off in an hour. Shalene has been awake for two hours at this point. She’s anxiously awaiting my awakening. I stir. She get’s excited and thinks I’m awake. She then says my name and proceeds to drop a major issue on […]

What I’m Going Crazy For

Tool Ya know how every presentation you’ve ever given has technical errors because of different versions of PowerPoint or trying to go between Mac and PC? VLC media player is a great, free, downloadable program. I can always play videos on my Mac. My dad actually got his work to adopt the program for all of […]

A Few of My Favorite Things

Podcast The College Info Geek Podcast has quickly become one of my favorite podcasts. It’s two geeks with social skill dissecting user-submitted questions as it pertains to college, productivity, and careers. They’re funny and super insightful. Highly recommended! Product The Google Chrome extension, StayFocusd, has become my new saving grace. It allows you to set “banned” sites and how […]