Technology

Setting Up a Raspberry Pi for Remote Connections

This post covers the steps to set-up a raspberry Pi for remote connections using remot3.it. I was looking for a way to connect to the Pi headlessly (no keyboard, mouse, and monitor attached) so that I could update WiFi settings depending on where the device is. This proved to be a simple and effective solution.… Continue reading Setting Up a Raspberry Pi for Remote Connections

Professional Development · Technology

JavaScript’s Async/Await

Introduced in JavaScript standard ES8, async/await offers a new way to handle asynchronous function calls and depreciates callbacks, leading to more readable code. The below example demonstrates how async/await may be used with the ES6 Promise and Promise.all. Let’s say you have three actions you want to perform Of course you won’t actually know when… Continue reading JavaScript’s Async/Await

Technology

Machine Learning: A Simple Example

Are we on the brink of the next technological revolution with machine learning/artificial intelligence? I don’t know, but there have surely been some amazing advancements lately. Why not get in on the fun? In this simple example we’ll train a neural network to pick light text or dark text against a user-chosen background color using… Continue reading Machine Learning: A Simple Example

Ideas · Knowledge · Technology

Don’t Heed the Fear-Mongers

It seems inevitable that part of every generation’s zeitgeist is the belief that the generation before had it easier and the world is going to hell in a hand basket. This generation is no different, and with the propagation of digital technology making it easier for fear mongering to resonate in the echo chamber of… Continue reading Don’t Heed the Fear-Mongers