Coronavirus Lockdown Project: Miniature Bookstore

December 23, 2020

While others filled their apartments with misshapen loaves of bread or grew a TikTok following, I put together this miniature bookstore kit, Sam’s Study Library,...

Hi-Five-Pi: Raspberry Pi Cluster Part 2 – Shared Users and Maintenance Software

April 05, 2020

Also see Hi-Five-Pi: Raspberry Pi Cluster Part 1 – Initial Hardware/Software Setup Create a New User and Generate SSH Key for Passwordless Logins [Mac] On...

Hi-Five-Pi: Raspberry Pi Cluster Part 1 – Initial Hardware/Software Setup

February 04, 2020

This post covers the initial steps I took to setup my five-node Raspberry Pi 3 cluster with SLURM, a scheduler and resource manager for High-Performance...

Book Review: Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass

November 05, 2019

Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass by Mary L. Gray My rating: 4 of 5 stars While much...

Paper Embossing: Whovian Journal Project

October 08, 2019

Dry embossing is maybe the easiest way to emboss paper. It requires no special tools. Either use a premade stencil or create your own with...

Letterboxing Starter Kit

July 02, 2019

If you like scavenger hunts, hiking, art, traveling, and/or solving puzzles, then letterboxing is for you. Letterboxes containing unique stamps are planted around the world....

Bookbinding Class Final Project: A Field Guide to the Rare and Mythical Creatures of Illinois

February 05, 2019

During my master’s degree, I took one elective course on bookbinding and had a very enjoyable summer stitching together books and listening to world history...

Book Review: Algorithms of Oppression

November 06, 2018

artificial intelligence will become a major human rights issue in the twenty-first century -Safiya Umoja Noble Big data algorithms can do some amazing things for...

Getting Started With Paper Marbling

August 07, 2018

Paper marbling is by far my favorite arts and crafts activity. You can buy a paper marbling kit or make due with the supplies you...