Over the past year I’ve been working on my first big hardware project. It
started as an experiment in powering and controlling led displays. I love the
blinky lights and wanted something big that would catch the eye.
The end result is a tabletop sized arcade for a 4x4 lights out game similar in
gameplay to the
Mini Lights out Game
by Tiger Electronics.
While setting up my side bar for this site I wanted to easily list all
categories from all posts. Unfortunately, this is non-trivial from what I learned by
skimming the Octopress, Jekyll, and Liquid docs. Fortunately, there is an easy
fix. Here are the diffs of the changes I made:
This allows the category_links liquid filter to process the
site.categories hash. The line added to category_generator.rb file gets
the keys of site.categories which corresponds to the names of every
Hello world, I am a software engineer working in High Performance Computing.
Currently I am with the OLCF working as their
Software Czar. That’s the fancy name for the person who decides what software
will be installed center-wide and gets things done. The OLCF is the name given
to the department responsible for marinating all supercomputers a Oak Ridge
National Laboratory (ORNL).
My background is Computer Science but recently, I’ve taken a liking to hardware
design and construction. Most of my posts here will cover that topic.