cad/cam/cnc: competing in skillsUSA

As a sophomore in high school, I unwittingly took Stuart Smith's CAM class and learned some CAD, CAM, and CNC milling on ProLight and Haas Mills. In fact, I came to learn that my high school just happened to have one of the best CNC labs in the entire country. I went on to take 2nd Place in the Washington state Automated Manufacturing contest in 2007, 1st Place in 2008 and 2009. And 3rd place in the entire Nation in 2008! Who knew? My specialty on the three person Automated M...


visualization: seeing your music

In the days of modern graphics hardware, fast computers, and enormous digital music libraries, most people have heard of or seen a "visualizer". However, most people using main stream media players such as Windows Media Player and iTunes are missing out on what a true visualizer is. 

Edit (3/26/2012): Granted, this post was written back in 2010. In those days, iTunes was not nearly as cool as it is now. Since my primary computer is now a 2009 MBP, I've found myself using iTunes significantly more. Thei
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