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The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, Ophelia, and Life

Seven days from now I will turn thirty and in the last hours of my twenties I sit with a few regrets. I wish I didn’t waste my youth not finding my kin. I did not attend university, which left a constant friendless void (I have them but what strong bond do we share?). I […]

(FFmpeg) How to Splice a Video into Segments?

Splicing a video (or dividing a video into multiple segments) is a common way to break large files into smaller parts. This is commonly found in streaming but can also be used to break up a video into smaller clips.  Here is a basic example where the input is a 20 second clip with the […]

‘A Book of Visual Signalwave’ my first independent success

In December of 2019, I had this idea to take japanese commercials from 1980 to 2001 and turn them into a book. The idea was simple, paint a new story with minimal changes in frame order but sparks a new emotion in a comic book format. A 30 second video might have 720 frames to […]

Hit 250 followers on twitter with 31 episodes

Hit 250 followers on twitter with 31 episodes. just a note.

Summers Brighter now

June has been really awesome. Something inside woke up and said this summer take full advantage of it. To start things off, I was able to pull together a team from Raleigh to film a short film for the Asheville 48 hour film festival. It was literally all of our first time truly going through […]

Programming “The Public Radio” Tutorial

Congrats you got (or backed) The Public Radio and have the developer kit! For most cases following the official documentation on programming the radio works but if you ran into any issues, this tutorial might be able to help. Also I only tested this with Linux and OSX. TOOLS: I am using this AVR programmer (Pocket AVR […]

I fancy retro vintage hardware

I never really thought much about it and maybe cause I grew up with most of it, but I collect a lot of old things. For example I own about 7 Gameboy originals (half are modded), 4 Gameboy Pockets (all modded), old keyboards (synths), old video games, the list goes on. Recently I got back […]

John’s Core Data Cheat sheet

It’s been a pretty long process for me to get working with Core Data. It’s no PHP thats for sure. In any case, below is a bunch different tasks that I was required to figure out for my development. Hopefully it helps. Loading a specific object based on its value [code] FLAppDelegate* appDelegate = [[UIApplication […]

The future of iOS Programming is… not code block evaluation assignment

Come on, it’s 2014! Why isn’t code block evaluation assignment being used yet, as trends show it’s the future! [code] UIButton* button = ({ //initialize button with frame UIButton* button = [[UIButton alloc] initWithFrame:({ CGRect frame = CGRectMake(10.0, 10.0, 200.0, 75.0); frame; })]; //set button background color [button setBackgroundColor:({ UIColor* color = [UIColor colorWithRed:1.0 green:1.0 […]

My take on the iOS App Store

I was discussing the App Store with a user on Stackoverflow and this was what I came up with. I was asked the question, How many downloads did your free apps get in the first days? I responded with, Um, So my experience.. I created a personal app and put it up for .99 for […]