Projects, thoughts and every other random tidbit.

Jul 14, 2016

HTC Vive - 2 Months After

Virtual Reality, HTC Vive Having received my HTC Vive just over two months ago, I believe now is a good time to capture my thoughts on the experience. Since launch, Valve has released

May 1, 2016

Raspberry Pi Zero NES Emulator

Being the electronics hoarder that I am, once the Raspberry Pi Zero was announced, I immediately wanted to get one. As usual, I had no idea what I was going to do with

Jul 18, 2015

Amazon Echo, Echo

First of all, refer to my Jasper Article if you wish to get a little background on my voice controlled assistant adventures. Having successfully hacked together a working implementation of Jasper on one

May 19, 2015

Industrial Internet of Things

On behalf of my employer, Owens-Illinois, I attended a conference titled The Automation Conference in Chicago, IL. While automation is a broad topic, this conference seemed centered on the Industrial Internet of Things,

May 19, 2015

Jasper, Make Me A Sandwich!

Here is a brief synopsis of my experience with Jasper, the open source platform for developing always-on, voice-controlled applications. Contents Background STT Engines TTS Engines Opinion Background While these types of devices have

Dec 4, 2014

Cura vs Slic3r Performance

Note#### Unfortunately, due to my use of a fancy, rotating picture provider, this post no longer has images to accompany it. Hardware Printrbot Simple Maker Edition - this actually started as the original

Dec 2, 2014

Android Wear Watchface

Android Wear Watchface

[Watchface Download Link]/content/images/Moto_360_Phone_Un-Lock/ The watch face pictured above was created with WatchMaker for Android. I made it for use with my Motorola 360 smartwatch. Being