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For Sale By Owner

I am a gadget and electronics pack rat. Every once in a while, I get motivated to clean our my house of useful, but no longer used, stuff. This time, I turned that project into an excuse to play with a new tool: DocPad. DocPad is a NodeJS application that generates web sites from simple files on your hard drive. If you are familiar with Jekyll, it's kind of like that, but uses NodeJS instead... »

Bitcoin Command: Fun with AngularJS, NodeJS, and MongoDB

I don't actively do any bitcoin mining anymore, so I don't know that this app would be useful in the contemporary mining world, but I'm leaving it here for historical purposes. This is one of two posts about my Bitcoin Command app. The first post focuses on the actual functionality of the app and will be of interest mostly to other Bitcoin miners. The second post (this post) focuses on the technology I used to... »

Bitcoin Command: A Mining & Wallet Management Web App

I don't actively do any bitcoin mining anymore, so I don't know that this app would be useful in the contemporary mining world, but I'm leaving it here for historical purposes. This is one of two posts about my Bitcoin Command app. The first post (this post) focuses on the actual functionality of the app and will be of interest mostly to other Bitcoin miners. The second post focuses on the technology I used to... »

My Latest Gadget: An Electric Bike and Many Accessories

A couple months ago, I picked up a new bike, and it has turned out to be an excuse to pick up a bunch of other related gadgets as well. Score! I thought it would be fun to write down what all these gadgets were and share my successes and challenges with them. Warning: This post turned out to be very long. To help you decide if it is worth slogging through this post, here... »

Dealing with Lots of Historical Data

So, a TrendWeight user contacted me this week to let me know he was getting an error about the FitBit website not working. It happened right after he loaded 10 years worth of historical data into FitBit and changed his TrendWeight start date to a date in 2013. At the same time that the email from this user arrived in my inbox, I also received an automated email from FitBit telling me that a user... »