I have wanted to hack into Linux on the Seagate GoFlex Home ever since I learned that it runs Linux. The GoFlex Home sucks. What I bought on the promise of a network-attached home backup solution turned into the worst storage product I have ever owned. Everything about my experience has been terrible, from the [...]
I produced this one-hour video series as an introduction to Hadoop for my employer MapR Technologies. Despite the low production budget, two of my modules hit Page 1 of YouTube search hits for keyword “MapReduce” (out of 123,000 possible results!). Across all modules, we’re well above 50,000 views and growing.
“Can I use a Yamaha FC7 expression pedal in place of a Roland EV-5?” you ask? The answer is, “Yes!” and here’s how. In fact, you can substitute almost any expression pedal, with a little help. The EV-5 expression/volume pedal is standard for a lot of Boss and Roland gear. Unfortunately, they cost about $80 new. Meanwhile, the Yamaha FC-7 is a heavy-duty pedal that you can get at Musician’s Friend for under $40.Continue Reading →
Delicious oatmeal bread with dramatically less gluten (or no gluten at all – your choice) that takes 15 minutes to prepare in a bread maker.Continue Reading →
Below is a synopsis of accomplishments I’m proud of, which I hope highlights the kind of leadership, communication and geek skills I bring to the table. For more details on many of these projects, see my past project list on this website. Better yet, contact me.Continue Reading →
Simple Youtube Shortcode is a WordPress plugin that provides a shortcode to embed YouTube videos or playlists, with basic options for sizing the player and styling with CSS.
I needed a shortcode to simplify the task of embedding a YouTube video player into a client’s WordPress website, allowing both single videos or playlists, with options [...]Continue Reading →
When Integrated Investments International, a client I have consulted with for two years, needed a website for their new debt-finance operation, they called me up. The new website was for In3 Finance, and it needed a combination of the pin-striped professionalism expected of a financial institution and the inspirational flair [...]Continue Reading →