The City

I recently published my first story on Storehouse. I've been a long time reader of other publishers' stories (one of my favorites is Custom Spaces' profile of the GitHub offices), and I've been eager to get started on my own. The City is a (very) brief preview of some photos…

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Effulgent Water

Again? Yep, you guessed it: 'effulgent-water' is yet another one of the awesome application/repo names generated by my very own namegen. "Effulgent" means "brilliantly radiant," so "radiant water" actually seems like a plausible thing someone would say! Why it applies to this movie/tv-show lookup gem, I don't really…

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Calamitous Knife

Another gem release! Today I published a new (very narrow use case) Ruby gem: namegen. Say what? It generates a two-word name for you to use anywhere! Inspired by Heroku and GitHub naming conventions, namegen will create a cool adjective-noun string. "calamitous-knife" is an example of what namegen created for…

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Version 0.3.0

What is BaDCards? BaDCards is a Ruby gem for a library of playing cards. The gem is hosted on Rubygems here with source code found on Github here! What does it do? It has support for a full deck of Cards (no Jokers yet), Hands that can hold an arbitrary…

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Short Form

I published my first story on Medium! A really great experience, simply and easy to get started. Let’s take a closer look Reasons to use Medium: I love the built in cover image functionality, it's really convenient to be able to add a photo so quickly The writing interface…

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Modern Retro

P1 Press Start Iconic Mario generally takes one of two different forms: the classic original from Mario Bros. or the revolutionary 3D character from Super Mario 64. These two games are often people's first introductions to the super plumber whose girlfriend seems to get captured willingly (and rather annoyingly) on…

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Her, The Circle, and what the future will bring

We live in a time that has become heavily invested in technology and we should ask ourselves why? Believe it or not we’re not just looking for services and apps that help us get world news without leaving our desks or bring fresh groceries at the click of a…

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New Years and New Beginnings

...And new blogs (but same domain). Ghost caused a big stir in the publishing (?) world last year when it debuted as a Kickstarter and earned its place as one of the most popular campaigns. Given the saturation in the market for Wordpress blogs, Ghost is definitely a welcome change. Although…

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