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My Favorite Vim Plugins

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I use Vim and Visual Studio Code as my main text editors, and I have found multiple plugins to both which add nice features to the respective program. In thi...

Changing from Disqus to Utterances

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I have been having an issue where Disqus would not send me any emails when new comments are posted to the website. After going through all the settings in Di...

Dr. Dean featured in PC Gamer

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My PhD advisor, Mark Dean, was recentally featured in PC Gamer for his work on the first IBM PC. Read the article at


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I recently created a reorder python script to rename, reorder, add, and remove files/directories in a directory with a numerical naming scheme.

The Big Orange Bramble

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This year marks the three-year anniversary of the 64 node Raspberry Pi cluster known as the Big Orange Bramble or BOB. I am happy to report that BOB is still...

New Website using Jekyll

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I decided that my project over Christmas break would be to create a new website. Although setting up the website overflowed past Christmas break, it is final...

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One Lap of America 2024

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My dad and I recently completed our third year of Brock Yates’ One Lap of America 2024 driving competition. For some reason, we keep coming back 🤪. I’m just ...

One Lap of America 2023

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Last year, my dad and I competed in Brock Yates’ One Lap of America 2023 driving competition. This is our second time entering this driving competition; the...

Brother’s Acting Demo Reel

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I helped my brother Preston edit together an acting demo reel using DaVinci Resolve. Check it out on his website at ...

Happy Mother’s Day

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Happy Mother’s Day! Below is a blender animation I made a few years ago after following the Blender Guru’s Donut Tutorial.

Sourdough Bread

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My favorite type of bread is a fresh, warm loaf of sourdough. I can almost go through a whole loaf by myself when it is fresh from the oven. Sourdough bread ...

One Lap of America 2019

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Recently my dad and I competed in Brock Yates’ One Lap of America driving competition. The official website for the event is found at ...

Skip Barber 3-Day Racing School

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Recently my Dad and I attended a Skip Barber 3-Day Racing School at Road Atlanta in Georgia. The trip was a blast and driving on the track in a Mustang GT...

Engineering in England

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A Weekend in Cardiff, Wales—June 15–17 (2013) by Josh Penney and Aaron Young

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PhD Dissertation and Artifacts Available

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My dissertation titled SNACC: The Scaled-up Neuromorphic Array Communications Controller is now available at

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