Author Archives: jay

About jay

I'm trying to build something interactive where I can learn from others and hopefully share useful knowledge too.

Building CouchDB

This is a quick technical post for posterity, if you’re not interested I won’t be offended if you leave now. I’m working to try to get couchdb on my hosting provider, Dreamhost. They’ve been a great service for me so … Continue reading

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I’ve been using a lot of python, jQuery and web services recently and thought it was time to pull together those skills into a public app. Like most developers, I often “scratch my own itch” and write code to solve … Continue reading

Posted in code, python, twitter, visualization | 2 Comments

Google’s Unspoken Security Vulnerability

Your personal life, which was once kept secure through email, is now open to the network via RSS. Continue reading

Posted in frustration, Google, security | 2 Comments

Build your own ioGun!

I apologize for what will effectively be a brain dump post, but a new friend of mine from the hackaday forums is getting started on his own accelerometer controlled system and I wanted to see if I could save him … Continue reading

Posted in code, hardware, inspiration, iobridge, opensource, python | 2 Comments

Wiimote Controlled Coil Gun

I know it seems like a while since I last posted, but since my Christmas enlistment into the Joint Strike Force I’ve been busy winning WWIII for America! Actually it’s not been all video games, I’ve been working on a … Continue reading

Posted in hacks, hardware, iobridge | 80 Comments