Graph Theory Problem

I came across a graph theory problem at work this week, and decided to blog about it to help me sort it out. At first I didn’t think of it as a graph problem, but that’s how these problems often go, shrouded in disguise and all. But I digress. The problem is this. Considering the […]

ParkZone T-28 Trojan Motor Upgrade

If you want to give your ParkZone T-28 Trojan unlimited vertical flight for under $30, today is your lucky day. Just head over to, and pick up one of these Turnigy 35-36C motors. Here’s what you’ll need to do the upgrade: The new motor (duh) A Phillips-head screwdriver An everyday drill and an ordinary […]

Hardy Heron: It just works!

For the first time in my life, I installed Linux on a laptop and every feature worked out of the box: video, sound, wireless network, mouse, keyboard, desktop effects, everything! I am blown away. I’m running Hardy on a Dell D630, and I followed the upgrade path after installing Kubuntu originally with Gutsy (and then […]

Why FICO scores are dumb

Recently I pulled my FICO score after not having checked it for five years. For those that don’t know, banks use your FICO score to decide how credit worthy you are. Seeing my Credit Sesame free credit score gave me a great sense for just how broken our banking industry is! Five years ago, my […]