As most people already know about me, I love making things with wood. I am a software engineer by profession and I love tinkering with hardware and wood as a hobby. As fun as it is to do my day to day job and spend time on my hobbies, to me it’s a whole lot more appealing whenever I get to combine hobbies and profession. So a few weeks ago, I had picked up a Raspberry Pi 4 for a smart home hub I wanted to build. One thing led…read more
I finished a midcentury modern style side table last weekend and even gave it a name! Meet The Gonía Side Table – named to represent the essence of its design – its angles. I tried best to design and give a mid century modern feel to this piece with a bit of character and yet keep it simple overall and functional. This piece features dovetail joints, altering beveled sides, tapered and angled legs attached with mortise joints. I started out with this project a few weeks back just before Virginia’s…read more
For hackathon this year at EAI Technologies, I created an IoT device that allows me to track time through physical interaction and automatically start/stop timer based on my proximity to the device. This blog post details my experience of making such a device.
My ideal dinner table conversation with friends would be one that covers Game of Thrones, politics and technology. And to that end, last night one of the conversation that picked my interests was privacy and how the applications we use these days keeps track of information surrounding our lives. To that end, I thought it would be useful to write a blog post about some of these popular applications and where we can view the history of our interactions with them.
I know this picture of a medicine bottle is a tad bit on the weird spectrum for a blog post picture, but there is a reason for this which I’m about to get into in a bit. But first, I want to take a moment to reflect on my life’s first PC. Well, truth be told, it was really even before my own first PC since it was my parents’, but I showed it love and care all the same. This computing machine had a beautiful 14inch CRT monitor that…read more