PAX East 2016

About a week ago, I went to PAX East 2016, my third PAX East adventure. To be honest, I didn't have a lot of hope for enjoying the event before I got there. I attribute that sentiment to the fairly lackluster experience that was PAX East 2015, at least compared…

Go Drink Some Milk

What follows is a short spoken-word poem (created by a close friend of mine who chose to remain anonymous) that reminds us all to go drink some milk. Go Drink Some Milk Anonymous Is it good go drink some milk go drink some milk go drink some milk go drink…

Anthology of Interest I

The following is a collection of short stories I wrote for my Creative Writing course in high school. They're written in the same universe, but each was designed to follow a specific writing exercise. Surprise Jason was by all measures a good man. A caring father, loving husband, and stalwart…

Art in Strange Places

Over the years I've had my fair share of dead projects. Some of them had promise, most of them didn't. There is one, however, that wasn't a total loss. At least if you can call screenshots in Garrys Mod art. Looking Down Hug Cart Ferrari Tank Red's Lap Airboat Red…

An Adventure in DevOps

About a couple of weeks ago was when I decided it was finally time to dip my toes in the murky depths of server management. Up until then, pretty much all of my software developing experience was in front-end work. (An umbrella term encompassing everything from static websites to games…

LexHack: A Cautionary Tale of Ambition

Hackathons. Making the best program/application that you possibly can in a short span of time. Sounds like a perfect way to spend a day, doesn’t it? In all honesty, hackathons are quite fun, especially if you know what you’re doing, but even just to see the cool…

Take Your Time

Yesterday, whilst browsing my usual slew of subreddits, I happened upon probably the best octopus related, github compatible, static blogging framework: Octopress. In my excited frenzy to whip together something that I could call a blog, no matter the quality, I failed to notice some very key details in my…