Why is Elon Musk Successful – A personal theory.

I approach all my problems the same way. Define a problem, Research, Act, Record, Repeat. My problem: I would really like to be someone like Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Nikola Tesla, and the continuing list of tech heroes. I am consistently not someone like that. Though…

Adventures in 3D Printer Design Part One of Many

I have a Prusa i2 that I built at a build-a-thon years ago. It works great! Well, it did, but time kept on moving forward like the big jerk it is, and everyone built much better printers.  Now it only works okay. I’m saving up…

Overwhelming Task Management

Recently as the number of things I take on increases, I have found myself more and more overwhelmed. Between repables.com, boxing, a full time job, trying to get a girlfriend (haha), trying to start up a hardware business, and also keeping my life organized, I…

“What program did you use?” an essentially useless question.

The question, “What program did you use to make this?” is inevitably asked a hundred times in the comment section of every cool video and project on the internet. It seems innocent, but at its core it speaks of a great misconception in those looking to produce…

Thanks for ruining my programming font DejaVu

I run Windows 7 on my desktop with great success because I cheat and run ubuntu 9.10 in a virtual machine for all my programming needs. Yesterday, much to my dismay I realized that my font looked strange. Quickly, I navigated to my font menu…

The most annoying IRC personalities 2

There are many annoying people in this world and it would come to reason that a good deal of them come to troll on IRC. After the semi-success of the previous one and a few suggestions from other IRC users…. Here are a few more:…

A list of some of the most annoying IRC personalites

skip to main | skip to sidebar Anyone who IRCs regularly know of a few distinct personalities that irritate to the core. It’s almost as if there is a nest somewhere making sure that the supply of lost AOLers, obnoxious 13 year olds and elitist…