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Wedding Proposal

November 28, 2013

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Don’t ring shop unless you’re ready to propose! So this story starts with me asking Amber if she wanted to go ring shopping. I wanted to get an estimate on how much I would have to save for the rock. I surprised her one day and took her to Jared Jewelers while we were running […]

Remote: Office Not Required

November 28, 2013

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I just finished the book Remote: Office Not Required written by the talented founders of 37 signals. This book was a must read as soon as it came out for me as I’m gearing up to be full time remote the beginning of next year. I’m working on a few startups as the developer and need […]

Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems

September 14, 2013

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Just completed the book ‘Rocket Surgery Made Easy: The Do-It-Yourself Guide to Finding and Fixing Usability Problems‘ by Steve Krug. The book goes over the process of usability / user testing in a quick and easy read. I downloaded this book 8 days ago and it consumed my train rides to and from the current […]

Usable Usability: Simple Steps for Making Stuff Better

August 31, 2013

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Technology now is pushing everyone to have some sort of presence on the internet / mobile. Whether it be a Website, iPhone App, iPad App, Android App, or even a Windows Mobile App, design and development needs to happen. Since I am a developer who also advises on designs for websites and apps, I read […]

Almost scammed twice in a week on Ebay and PayPal

July 22, 2013

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I wanted to upgrade from my Macbook Pro 15 inch SSD to a 13 inch Macbook Air since traveling with an air is much easier with battery life, weight, and size. I maxed out the specs for the Air. 1.7GHz Dual-Core Intel Core i7, Turbo Boost up to 3.3GHz, 8GB 1600MHz LPDDR3 SDRAM, 512GB Flash […]

Installing Pebble SDK on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

May 30, 2013

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[Long Version] I’m working on including a full blown Pebble App builder for radicalflow.io where you can build Pebble apps from a good looking HTML canvas. RadicalFlow then translates the positioned elements over to C code and builds the PBW for you.You can download the C code with all the elements as well in zip format for […]