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- Posted on 2010.12.17 | No CommentsI am probably not going to hear back until late January, after the selection committee selects the 18 officers for this year's BOTC class. The selection process is highly competitive.
- Posted on 2010.12.02 | 2 CommentsSo, what was the first thing I did? Well, I walked out of that ceremony with my naturalization certificate in hand and headed straight home to fill out the most important applications of my life: FBI and NOAA Corps.
- Posted on 2010.03.12 | No CommentsYay, 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....
- Posted on 2009.03.21 | No CommentsThe 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.
- Posted on 2008.09.28 | 2 CommentsWhat 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.
- Posted on 2008.09.26 | No CommentsThank 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
- Posted on 2008.09.18 | No CommentsOf 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.
- Posted on 2008.06.10 | 1 CommentDuring my short time at Davenport University, I have only found a handful of challenging courses. Most of the time, I just sit in class wondering when the instructor will get to the nifty details. I sit there waiting, and waiting, and waiting.... And as you can guess, I'm still waiting.
- Posted on 2008.05.31 | 2 CommentsToday, I took the CLEP Spanish exam. I scored a perfect 80!!! That means I will be getting 12 credits for the price of one...