Geek Archive

The Julia Language is Here to Stay

There’s a new force in the statistical and technical language space and she’s one to be reckoned with.  Julia can be compared to other languages such as the R statistical language; however, Julia is predicted to surpass R due...
February 6, 2014

OpenStack and the WWC (World Wide Cloud)

One of my technological passions is cloud-based computer architecture and its open source implementations.  Hands down, my favorite open source solution is OpenStack. Initially created through the collaborative efforts of NASA and Rackspace, it now relies on the contribution...
January 14, 2014

The Pi Emerges in Real Estate

If you have seen any of my presentation over the last year, you know that I reference the Raspberry Pi as an interesting piece of technology. For a very low cost (fully loaded less than $90), you can build...
April 5, 2013

Creating E-Mail Trails with Node.js

Messaging, voice-mails and face-to-face meetings are all useful types of communication but there is still a place for e-mail, especially if you are creating a record of something. In this post, I will cover the basics of sending e-mail...
March 22, 2013

Geeking Out: SQLite and Node.js

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, Mark covers the use of SQLite and node.js....
March 12, 2013

Geeking Out: Alternatives for Reverse Geocoding with node.js

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, Mark geocoding and libraries and services that prove...
February 26, 2013

Geeking Out: Supporting Websites with Small Servers

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, expounds upon the importance of Web Sockets to...
February 21, 2013

Geeking Out: Programming with node.js

NOTE: CRT is excited to have Mark Lesswing, Chief Technology Officer and SVP of ITS at NAR, write a series of posts on his experiences with node.js. In the article below, Mark highlights some key differences between traditional server-side...
February 14, 2013

iPhone Hacking Part 2, Tethering

In my recent post on jailbreaking your iPhone, Steve Krzysiak posted a comment that challenged me to tether my iPhone as a modem. This allows one to use the data network on your iPhone to provide Internet to your...
January 16, 2009

Cheap and Effective Backup

I started a project to install a file backup system for my home systems.  I have Windows, Linux and Mac systems on my home network with file types ranging from small text files to huge recording sessions.  I didn’t...
January 1, 2009