Rust may be the language I've been wanting

When I was in college one of my professors would always ask, "Why are we still using tools from the 70s"? He was referring to C and by extension C++. The honest answer was that for systems programming they were the best options. There were alternatives, but they all seem…

Possibly writing a Programming Language

So one thing I have been doing lately is trying to find the perfect programming language for me. The closest one so far has been Elixir which I enjoy programming in. But the search has made me interested in how programming languages are created. So I've decided to play with…

Things that I want to exist

I want isolated virtual workspaces. I want to be able to view and use what processes and applications are opened on that workspace. I know that Linux has better virtual desktop implementations, but I don't know if they go are for as I've proposed either. Imagine if every workspace was…

Introduction to Scala Presentation

I did a presentation on Scala late last year for GNOCode and I put it on speakerdeck. You can find it here…

Planning an Open Source Hackathon

I want an Open Source hackathon to exist. I want it to inspire people to give back to the open source projects that they know and love. Contributing during the hackathon is definitely awesome, but hopefully at least a few participants would be inspired to continue contributing long after the…

I'm learning Elixir and I like it a lot

I plan to learn two languages in 2014. One of those languages is Elixir (the other being Rust). I am interested in Elixir because of its nice syntax on top of Erlang. It seems to borrow a lot from Ruby's syntax. I'm not a big fan of Ruby (I'm a…

Projects I Want To Succeed in 2014

2014 is upon us! And with every new year comes new hope, predictions, resolutions, etc. I have a personal resolution to involve myself in more open source projects. Some of the projects I want to contribute to are part of this list. I included projects (open source or not) that…

Man Cave Disco

Here is a new collection of music I put together. I call it Man Cave Disco. Because that's where I make all my music. In the man cave. Man Cave Disco…

The Albums I Enjoyed this Year

A lot of good music came out this year. Here is a list of albums I enjoyed the most this year In no particular order: Travis Scott - Owl Pharoah Stalley - Honest Cowboy Mac Miller - Watching Movies With The Sound Off Drake - Nothing Was The Same J…

New Blog

I decided to give ghost a try. Jekyll is cool, but I don't think it's for me. Hopefully using ghost will get me writing more blog posts. That's about it until I have something useful to say.…