My Favorite React.js Videos (March 2016)

Last summer I started on a work project in React.js, and posted in August about some of the videos I found helpful when getting started with React.js. Since then I’ve learned a ton on the subject, and with the software development world changing so quickly every...

Christmas Lights 2015

Check out our Christmas lights, and tree! I’ll work on getting a more updated picture of the front of the house now that we actually finished the left side of the bushes…  ...

Keys to Success – B.C. Forbes

This past week I was listening to the audiobook of Personal MBA by Josh Kaufman as I continue working towards my 2015 goal of finishing 26 books. I had already read the Personal MBA, as well as his second book, The First 20 Hours, and loved them both. I’m also a...

My Favorite React.js Videos (August 2015)

If you’re a front-end software engineer, there’s a very good chance you’ve heard the recent craze surrounding Facebook’s new React.js framework. This has resulted in me doing a ton of research into educational materials on the subject. I...

Intro to 3D Printing

A little while back I supported the M3D “Micro” 3D printer campaign on Kickstarter without ever seeing a 3D printer actually run. As I posted about before, I have actually bought a 3D printed product for my Google Glass, but I never really understood the...

National Nodebot Day!

Fun fact: Today was national nodebot day! (event info) Fittingly, this is happening just days after attending a Node.js workshop for the start of the TXJS conference here in Austin. Since it was my first time, I basically just walked through the Johnny-Five tutorials...

Lithium Technologies is Hiring!

Looking for a new job? My employer, Lithium Technologies has a bunch of really good job opportunities open right now, and I wanted to share them with the rest of my LinkedIn network. I’ve linked the job title to a description page on jobvite, but if you have any...

Weekend Paint Project

Well, we’ve owned our house for 15 months now, and figured it would be good to add some color to our very tan downstairs. It was hard to capture the exact colors with my phone’s camera, but that bottom Instagram picture might be the closest to the actual...

How I Use Bit.ly to Track My Social Media Influence

A couple months ago I was promoting my friend’s new book on Twitter (edit: oh yea, and Facebook) and just naturally shortened the Amazon link I attached. The reason I do this is so I can track how many of my social media followers are actually clicking on the...