You Gotta Want It

When it comes to achieving any goal, you have to really want it. This is no less true of self-improvement than of making money or designing new code. When I was a kid, I wanted the new Legend of Zelda (Majora's Mask). It was a muggy August with highs in the 100's, but I wanted

Pokemon Go Bots: A Case Study

Pokemon Go is a very popular game, and I don't need to say any more than that. What's truly interesting is the hacking community dedicated to developing third-party applications around it. Around the time of release, several clever people reverse engineered the basic API, allowing for the development of useful maps and a number of

Some Advice for College-Aged Nerds

It's that time of year again. Summer is drawing to a close, and soon school will be back in full swing. I got out of college not long ago, so I can still vividly remember a host of things I did right and wrong. I imagine most of the college-aged engineers out there could benefit