Spring. Time to Clean.

Step 1: Clean The Space First things first, it helps to have a niece that is bored and looking for something to do. This reduces your workload and lets you practice your managerial and delegation skills. If you don’t have a niece, children are also a good source of free labor, but worse case scenario…

AI: Point. Counterpoint.

Point: AI Will Save Us All Here’s the thing about AI, it learns exponentially. Right now AI is pretty task driven (detecting faces, helping drive cars, etc) but the best AI teaches itself and really there is no limit to what AI can do. So think about that… If we can build an AI that…

It’s Only Natural to Buy Shampoo While You’re In The Shower

Not Your Father’s PDA… Literally. For a few glorious years in the late 90s and early aughts, we had access to glorious devices known as PDAs (Personal Digital Assistants). These were similar to a smart phone, but had physical keyboards and most didn’t have color screens. Unfortunately for them (but fortunately for us) they died…

Building a Card Game

It Started as a Campfire Thought So if you don’t know me, you should know that I definitely enjoy taking a weekend off to go camping. I find that sitting outside without my phone really lets me relax and decompress a little. One of the happy side-effects of not being constantly distracted is that I…

Bring Your Niece to Work Day?

At the time, it sounded like a good idea.. So when your niece calls you and wants to sit with you at work for a day, you should obviously say yes… Right? Well, I suppose that depends if you want to spend your time feeling old and out of touch while simultaneously seeing a whole…

Camping, Glamping Or Something In Between?

Sometimes You Need To Get Away For me, not much is better than sitting around a campfire and enjoying the evening. There are so many things to enjoy about being in nature (even if nature is sometimes around other campers) that enjoying it usually comes pretty easy. Of course it helps if you have a…

Dusting Off Those Programming Skills

public static void main(String[] args) I have to admit – I miss programming. In fact – I tend to dust off the old IDE (Eclipse for those of you that were wondering) every couple months and build something. Sometimes it’s an application to test out one of my board game ideas and sometimes it’s to…