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You’ve found my virtual home on the internet.

This site is ostensibly a website designed to be used to promote myself. It’ll likely be used more to rant about things I’ve been working on.

Latest Posts

  • 2023 – Year of the Laser
    OMTech’s July 4th sale this year changed my life. For basically the same cost as 2 or 3 iPhones, I instead received a 60W CO2 laser. Since then, I’ve spent at least 12 hours every week playing around and learning as much as possible. It’s been some time since I’ve been able to feel like…  Read More
  • Thoughts on Backing Up
    Introduction In this day and age, backing up your data has never been more important. With people’s entire lives stored as digital images and videos, it’s vital to keep family memories safe. That said, I totally understand why people aren’t better about backing things up. It’s difficult to setup and maintain. Mac OS gets a…  Read More
  • CATPOO 2021 — NEMA-17 to the Rescue
    It took a couple weeks, but got a whole new design. Hit pretty much all the targets I mentioned in the previous post. Only issue that I ran into so far is that the audio isn’t working, which sucks as that’s all on the bottom layer. The audio, range finders, and motors are all in…  Read More
  • CATPOO 2021 — Unexpected Delays
    Murphy’s Law showed up. Back to drawing board I went. Trouble in Paradise After initial optimism at things seemingly coming together quickly, I then ran into 3 main problems: The stepper motors that I had purchased were not powerful enough to move the somewhat heavy robot. The field of view with the previous camera was…  Read More
  • Baby Birds
    I’m testing out a new gallery plugin. Here are some photos that I took of some baby robins in early summer of 2021.