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Understanding Ohm's Law thoroughly changed my whole reality—it's the key to infinite electronics hackery. But I couldn't just let the standard hydraulic-based (water) metaphors be my guide. I had to involve gnomes.

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Four months ago, I upped stakes from my hometown and moved thousands of miles to the middle of the forest in Vermont. I took a break from the Web and changed jobs. Everything has changed…or has it?

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There are several ways to use JavaScript to control physical objects. Lately I've been doing a lot using a host-client setup and the Johnny-five Node.js framework.

Am I Good Enough to be Here?

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Navigating between merit and diverse inclusivity is profoundly hard. Sometimes I end up on the sad side of the fence.

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Opinionated review of the good, the bad and the delusional trends I saw in conferences over the past year.

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Everything about Node.js is exponential curves right now. While at Node Interactive here in Portland, my mind has started racing about understanding and managing Node.js versions.


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