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When Machines Become our Coworkers

Saturday, February 4, 2023

The thought of machines as our coworkers brings to mind futuristic images of robots sitting in the cubical next to us and standing next to us on the bus going to work. But in reality, we are working alongside robots already, in the computer, as apps. What does this have to to with us as … Continue reading

AI generated images

How Far is Too Far with AI?

Monday, January 23, 2023

Artificial intelligence (AI) is taking the art world by storm, and for good reason! Artists are discovering that AI can be a powerful tool for generating new ideas and brainstorming. But with this new technology comes new ethical considerations. So, what exactly is AI, and how can artists use it to create art? And is it ethical to use AI to create art? Let’s dive in and find out!

Is AI Coming to Take Our Jobs?

Sunday, January 22

AI is taking our jobs, right? That’s what we keep hearing everywhere we go. And now anyone can be an “artist” in seconds. But what if I told you that artificial intelligence (AI) can actually help improve productivity and creativity for content creators? Yes, you read that right. AI can be a powerful tool for … Continue reading

Making Numbers Pretty in MatPlotLib

Friday, September 23

Python is an incredible tool for crunching numbers, forcasting things, and cleaning up that data to look presentable. On a basic level, python has many libraries for analyzing data, but it is up to the programmer to take that data and present it in a way that illustrates the data easily. In this post, I … Continue reading

Machine Learning in Jupyter Notebook

Started My Dive Into Machine Learning

Sunday, September 18

I recently started doing a deep study into machine learning. I’m pursing this path right now partly because of some trends we are exploring at my work, and partly for a personal challenge to stay up to date with the quickly changing technology world. I program mostly in Python and C# at work and personally, … Continue reading

Hardware Firewall and VLAN Network Setup

Monday, September 5

Network security is one of those ‘set it and forget it’ things that we all neglect over time and as I was taking my Google IT Networking certification, I decided it was time to upgrade my own home network. To combat this, I added a Protecli Hardware Firewall using pfsense to configure it, and added a TP-Link switch with a custom VLAN setup to create a locked down private network and a guest network for any guests as well as my IoT devices.

Perspectives

Stepping Outside Our Perspective

Saturday, February 15

“We are living in the most persecuted times. Ever.” I think even our grandparents would be able to testify that is not the case. And before them, even more so. “This age is so smart because of the technology we have.” Well, take a look at ten or twenty year old articles that rave about … Continue reading

Designing a Book Cover

“Searching for Me” is Kindle-exclusive for ebooks

Sunday, January 19

Starting today, my adoption story, “Searching for Me” is now Kindle-exclusive for ebooks. Paperbacks will continue to be available, of course, but in ebook format the books will solely be available on Kindle. I decided to enroll as part of an experiment. Most of my ebook sales have been for the Kindle for my book. … Continue reading