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Written musings from a computer geek. Software, code, open-source, and heaps of sarcasm. Blog entries are currently sparse, but I update when I can

01 Dec 2016

Experimenting with Ubuntu Touch

Android is pissing me off and I want something new — enter Ubuntu Touch. In this article I explore Canonical's mobile operating system, review some issues and some awesome things, and explain some hacky things you can do for fun.

La Capitaine

08 Nov 2016

La Capitaine, my custom icon theme for Unix desktops, is now the most popular grossing icon theme on GNOME-look!

Gelato Labs

19 Sept 2016

Introducing Gelato Labs, a small, open-source game development lab. We write dumb software so you don't have to (feel free to join us).

22 Mar 2016

XMPP and a little bird

XMPP is a robust, free and open source protocal for instant messaging. Pidgin is pretty and useful client.

02 Feb 2016

Social Media Alternatives

I think social media is at least a little bit evil. Here's why, and what you can do about it.

15 Sept 2015

The JavaScript problem

The JavaScript problem? There's a problem with JavaScript?? <sarcasm>But it's perfect!</sarcasm>

25 July 2015

I'll huff and I'll puff.

As a part of my high school computer science course work, I studied and implemented the Huffman lossless compression algorithm in a C++ programme, which I dubbed "huffpuff". This blog entry is about that experience. This brief article will function as an introduction to lossless compression algorithms, and go into more specific details about Huffman coding, what it does, and how it was implemented.