College – Universidad Archive

  • When I decided to enroll at Cleveland Institute of Electronics, the reputation or validity of their Electronics Engineering Technology degree was (and still is) the last thing in my mind. I plan to complete the program and get this degree. Why? Simple, because I'm learning.

    CIE? Yes!

    When I decided to enroll at Cleveland Institute of Electronics, the reputation or validity of their Electronics Engineering Technology degree was (and still is) the last thing in my mind. I plan to complete the program and get this degree. Why? Simple, because I'm learning.

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  • Yay, I'm still alive!  Surgery went well (mostly), and I am on my way to recovery. As a very random coincidence -- or a blessing perhaps --, Calvin College had a campus visit for engineering students today that I would have otherwise been unable to attend....

    I’m alive! (Plus, Purdue and Calvin are sounding good)

    Yay, I'm still alive! Surgery went well (mostly), and I am on my way to recovery. As a very random coincidence -- or a blessing perhaps --, Calvin College had a campus visit for engineering students today that I would have otherwise been unable to attend....

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  • No more falling in love after two seconds, either.  It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long.   I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

    Status… Decisions… What is to come?

    No more falling in love after two seconds, either. It's time to be careful not to fall for someone too quickly, but also careful not to wait too long. I now know what kind of girl I'm looking for...

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  • The river never stood still.  That is when I saw it.  I noticed that the concave sky, which was always so distant and so far above, was hereby being pulled into the Grand River and dragged to the same altitude as my mortal life.

    Personal statement of career goals and experience

    The river never stood still. That is when I saw it. I noticed that the concave sky, which was always so distant and so far above, was hereby being pulled into the Grand River and dragged to the same altitude as my mortal life.

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  • I was supposed to take a certification exam for my capstone class.  It did not matter if I passed it or not — I just had to take it to […]

    I’m certified… again.

    I was supposed to take a certification exam for my capstone class.  It did not matter if I passed it or not — I just had to take it to […]

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  • Matthew Moran’s The IT Career Builder’s Toolkit makes a point to make one’s IT career personal by shinning off one’s most valuable assets.  This is an attempt to finding my […]

    Of Value and Cheese

    Matthew Moran’s The IT Career Builder’s Toolkit makes a point to make one’s IT career personal by shinning off one’s most valuable assets.  This is an attempt to finding my […]

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  • Every other aspect of my presentation -- visual aids, effective use of presentation technology, dress, interaction, language, logic -- was flawless. It's good to know I rated excellent on everything else.

    Not great, but not bad – my proposal presentation

    Every other aspect of my presentation -- visual aids, effective use of presentation technology, dress, interaction, language, logic -- was flawless. It's good to know I rated excellent on everything else.

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  • What I just found out, what has just made me scream "wahoo!" at 2:30 in the morning without regards for my neighbors, is that there is a simple way to make my robots talk to each other. There is a way to create a mesh network with low power consumption and tight security. I just found out about the IEEE 802.15.4 specification for low-rate personal area networks.

    So freaking sweet! I got the network!

    What I just found out, what has just made me scream "wahoo!" at 2:30 in the morning without regards for my neighbors, is that there is a simple way to make my robots talk to each other. There is a way to create a mesh network with low power consumption and tight security. I just found out about the IEEE 802.15.4 specification for low-rate personal area networks.

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  • Thank you, those of you who voted on a type of robot! It looks like underwater, cybernetic/bionic and space robots were all tied with the highest number of votes

    Robot survey results

    Thank you, those of you who voted on a type of robot! It looks like underwater, cybernetic/bionic and space robots were all tied with the highest number of votes

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  • Of course, no one defined "network" in the requirements for capstone projects. That means I can expand "network" into any type of network -- not just computer networks. I could make this project legendary! Thus, I decided to build a secure network.

    Capstone project defined: Secure robot communication network

    Of course, no one defined "network" in the requirements for capstone projects. That means I can expand "network" into any type of network -- not just computer networks. I could make this project legendary! Thus, I decided to build a secure network.

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