Peppers and Salts

Although I love cooking, I’m not posting about the best spice recipe out there. IMO, a basic mix of some salt, pepper, paprika, and chili peppers. Trust me it goes great on burgers. Jokes aside I’ve been thinking about people with a hobby of prepping. Stockpiling food, ammunition, radios, batteries. All in the name of… Continue reading Peppers and Salts

Journal Assignment 1

Writing this post as an assignment for an Academic and Business Writing course being offered online through edx.org. It is an absolutely fabulous website offering courses on various subjects. Therefore I’m suring up my writing skills and getting some training. The Reasons I Write? While I’ve written for almost every reason there is to write,… Continue reading Journal Assignment 1

Selling my 3D Printers

There is a little joke that goes around in my friend group. That I’m cursed to have technology brake early on me, and for weird unexpected reasons. A little while ago I bought a couple of used 3D printers and they have indeed met the same date as a lot of the technology in my… Continue reading Selling my 3D Printers

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Learning More Art

In my million pronged approach to the infinity of options available to me in so far as self improvement I have not neglected art. Am I terrible… Absolutely! Will I still proudly tout my hasty finger drawing on an iPad pro just to see what’s possible. Absolutely!

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Making Cookies on my Day Off!

We finished helping my brother and his wife move into their new mansion. It’s certainly a nice home, but goodness gracious I’m as sore as they come. Making some cookies to relax while listening to the end of Winter from the Lunar chronicles. Next on my list is to perform some updates to the lab… Continue reading Making Cookies on my Day Off!

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Getting Started with FPGAs

So you’ve decided that you want to start working with FPGAs in your projects. I highly support this decision. FPGAs are amazing devices that are highly underutilized despite their power to transform designs. Your first step is to determine what size of an FPGA you want, and what additional features you’re going to need to… Continue reading Getting Started with FPGAs

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Cinnzeo Studying

Well, with Covid-19 leaving everyone in an out and out panic there is a finite silver lining in the lack of people in public spaces. Why hide away in a corner when you can study in the middle of chinook mall and not be overwhelmed by the noise of the area. Now my getting distracted… Continue reading Cinnzeo Studying

The importance of thoughtful design

So doing an engineering degree shifts your perspective on the world. Where an ordinary person can look at something without analyzing it for improvements, or get frustrated at something without wanting to beat up the person who designed it, an engineer can’t. A bad design, a difficult system, a frustrating rule, doesn’t matter. They’re all… Continue reading The importance of thoughtful design