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suitpicker.dannix.net - a tool for menswear color and pattern designing

This free, online tool helps you choose the right colors and patterns for you and your wardrobe. Experiment with different color combinations right here online before you go shopping. Test out ideas before trying on the suit at the store. You're the designer now!

How To Rig an Election in Kansas

It all started when a humble statistician from Wichita State University wanted to audit the voter machines in her county to address a statistical annomily that she discovered, suggesting that the voting machines where being sabotage.

Canvassing in Iowa for Bernie Sanders: Takeaways

Bernie was given a 0% chance of winning Iowa when he announced his campaign. But I decided to get into a van headed to Des Moines and see if I could change that. The revolution starts now.

How To Build A Supercomputer

On this day, July 27, 2016, my artile on WikiHow - How To Build a Supercomputer - has reached 200,000 views. In honor of the achievement, I will reproduce the article here on my website so that future generations may read and enjoy this masterfully crafted tail of human ingenuity and technical triumph. 

Yosemite Trip Report, Cathedrial Peaks tailhead to the valley, June 2015

In June 2015, my girlfriend and I and 3 other friends went on a 5 day backpacking trip in the Yosemite National Park. It was an absolutely amazing experience. It was as much of a challengae as I hoped it would be, and we made a lot of mistakes but I don't regret a single thing. Our route completely turned on a dime on top of Cloud's Rest, and we missed the backpacker's shuttle back to our cars. But we survided to tell our story...

 

Book Review: Still Life With Woodpecker

This is less of a book review and more of a confession.

I was in a Paris hostel at the end of a fast-paced, somewhat derenged week (it one hell of a vacation) and feeling a little down now that it was coming to an end, when a hostel-hopping Australian started giving me life advice. His first piece of advice was to read Fierce Invalids Home From Hot Climates by Tom Robins, but first, he said, read his more popular novel Still Life With Woodpecker to make sure I can handle is writing style. 

I think I made a website

Feast your eyes on the new website for Kansas Public Radio! Created by yours truly and built with with Drupal 7. http://www.kansaspublicradio.org

THROW IT AWAY - Website complete!

Graced with my jQuery plugin–jQuery.popBox.js–throwitaway.net is a dazzling display home-brewed HTML5 3D effects, beautiful graphics, and a dark virtualized presense of it's inspiration: Nine Inch Nails. I'll be featured in the third episode of the podcast, so stay tuned!

Inspiration

Just some inspiration pictures found on the web over the last few months...

Mind: blown. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance book review

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance is not one of the books where you say "Well, that was a good book.." after finishing it. No, it's the type of book that you hold for a little while after finishing the last page as your mind is racing to comprehend the magnitude of what has just been delivered to it. Followed by flipping through the pages to find a note in the margins or an unread prologue or afterword that could possibly add some explanation. Followed by more thinking.

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