Tag: projects

Torino’s Weekend with Grandma and Grandpa

Grandma and Grandpa Cornell came all the way out to Austin, Texas from Santa Rosa, California just to meet their new little grandson, Torino. While they were here, my dad and I were talking about how to keep …

My DIY SUP Racks

Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) is a lot of fun.  We really enjoy getting out on one of the nearby lakes whenever we can.  But the boards are BIG.  Up till now we’ve been storing our boards at a self-storage …

sam: A State Machine Engine

Sam is a Java state machine engine.  I know, it sounds redundant putting that word engine after the word machine.  What I mean is it’s an engine for driving state machines. I’m going to assume you know what …

sam: The (somewhat boring) PreStory

Way back when, in the olden days, the early ought days, the days when the memories of a big technology bubble were still fresh in my mind, I was racking my brain for something COOL to do.  I …

The Dream of BookVault

Let me tell you a bit about my BookVault dream… Book databases are the bread and butter of Freshman year CS-101 Introduction to Computer Science.  It’s easy to correlate the logical structure with the real world, and everybody …

ABuddy: The Design Approach

After running version 1 of my ABuddy through a few test cycles, I figured there was enough potential to rework it into a more viable project.  I already had several improvements I wanted to make, and as I …