Category: Projects

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Recruiters’ new (spam) tools

Intro I’ve recently been getting a slew of e-mails from recruiters.  Horray!  Right?  Except…no.  Don’t get me wrong: we all have jobs and I’m happy to get e-mails from recruiters.  The issue is that...

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Mini Public Transit Board

First World Problems I live in San Francisco where our coffee is strong, our alcohol is stronger, and our public transit system (Muni) is weak.  OK, that’s not entirely fair, but Muni is slow and unreliable:...

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Ad-blocking and extra privacy for your devices

The back-story: As one of my friends has stated… The Internet is a scary place without Adblock It’s true.  And while I think he was largely referring to the ubiquity and annoying nature of many...

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JSparks

I’ve released my first Android application! It’s a full vertical stack to help teach kids how to program using the excitement of robots and eliminate many of the headaches associated with beginning to learn...

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Stats – Hours Per Week

I found a neat report on the US Bureau of Labor Statistics website which outlines how people spend various hours of their day. I thought it would be neat to make a little comparison tool for this, to...

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Foosball Robot

Overview Our senior design project (at Georgia Tech) was an open ended design. We chose to create an autonomous foosball table. The ball as well as the opponent players are tracked in a vision...

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Antenna Design Genetic Algorithm

Background For certain classes of antennas, e.g. Yagi-Uda antennas, the design characteristics have no known “best case” numeric values.  That is, if you want to design a Yagi-Uda antenna for a particular frequency, there...