DGST 201, or “The Making of a Maker”

It’s a course called “Tinkering, Hacking, and Making” and it’s all about celebrating the Maker Movement.  How cool is that?  We had our first meeting today in the Maker Space at the library called the ThinkLab.  There were shelves with bins spilling over with soldering irons, wires, pieces, parts, and all sort of gadgetry. Fun […]

It’s a course called “Tinkering, Hacking, and Making” and it’s all about celebrating the Maker Movement.  How cool is that?  We had our first meeting today in the Maker Space at the library called the ThinkLab.  There were shelves with bins spilling over with soldering irons, wires, pieces, parts, and all sort of gadgetry. Fun […]

Finals Are Done. Finally.

It’s been a really hard semester and it’s over.  It started with a car wreck in the second week, and ran downhill quickly with news of student deaths, and several rounds of cheating in my department. On the brighter side of things, a core group of my friends really solidified into a supportive group of […]

It’s been a really hard semester and it’s over.  It started with a car wreck in the second week, and ran downhill quickly with news of student deaths, and several rounds of cheating in my department. On the brighter side of things, a core group of my friends really solidified into a supportive group of […]

CPSC 305 a.k.a. Chips-N-Dip

I’m getting ready for the final exam next week, and thought I’d get down a few thoughts on this class.  It was not a requirement for the GIS track of my Computer Science major, but I really wanted to take it anyway because it involved learning how to build circuits on a breadboard.  I’d already […]

I’m getting ready for the final exam next week, and thought I’d get down a few thoughts on this class.  It was not a requirement for the GIS track of my Computer Science major, but I really wanted to take it anyway because it involved learning how to build circuits on a breadboard.  I’d already […]