I’m happy to announce that, in part thanks to this blog, I’ve inked my first freelance software consulting contract! I’ll be working with Stratbridge LLC doing dynamic pricing for sporting and theatrical events.
One of my New Year’s resolutions was to build my own desktop computer. I’d been getting frustrated with the performance of my laptop, but more importantly I had to do it for the nerd cred.
I mainly use my PC for software development, music production, and some gaming. Unfortunately, my laptop couldn’t run Diablo III at a decent resolution (forget 1920×1080) with minimal settings at even 25 frames per second. Cranking up the GPU clock speed helped a little, but laptops have enough heating issues without throwing overclocking into the mix. Additionally, when working on a musical composition, I couldn’t have very many synths, effects, or track automations running in real-time without getting choppy playback. Freezing tracks solved that issue to some extent, but it slowed down my workflow. Continue reading
Welcome to my blog! Here, I’ll be cataloging my explorations into the world of coding in order to crystallize my own understanding of these topics, improve my writing skills, and converse with my fellow software engineers. With that . . .