Category: Technology

WiFi Switcheroo

I’ve been having some issues with the Apple AirPort WiFi hubs that I’ve had working for ages here at the Burgyán compound… random drop-outs and stuff like that. I’ve had to reboot the network a couple of...

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Printing scare

I turned on my printer yesterday to print out a photo for Jackie and I was presented with something like this: Before that, it was giving me errors about the print head. Of course if I needed a new print head that would be a...

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Speed

I couple weeks ago I got a new computer. It’s a beast. I’ve been running some videos through them lately, both personal and for work, and I can say that OMG this is amazing. My previous computer, which wasn’t...

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Principle of least surprise

I spend a lot of time complaining about technology and when things don’t work. Today is different. I just spent maybe a day or so rewriting a library that read in ion and converted them to some objects. Ion is a JSON-like...

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Printer hacking

I have an awesome Canon Pro-1000 printer that I use to print out photos. This isn’t about the quality of the printer as much as being able to take a video of it printing. Every panel on the printer has a sensor so the...

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RMS Suckiness

A couple weeks ago I wrote a framework for working with the images that we use for our system at work that I’m rather proud of. The framework took a couple of weeks to write to the point of it working well enough to make...

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Frameworks that work

I spent the past month or so I was working on a framework for my team. It winds up being a replacement for something that we’ve been working with for a while. The level of complexity that we had in the previous was quite a...

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Color

I work in a group that makes mainly custom-printed t-shirts… the topic of color comes up occasionally. The thing with color is that you everyone thinks they know color because they learned ROYGBIV in kindergarten. But...

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