CAFFEINE

Caffeine was quick to get through but a fascinating history lesson on a chemical that has become so intertwined in our lives that as I learned in the book we can hardly differentiate consciousness without it. Michael Pollan does a wonderful job of covering the rise of “western civilization” correlated Read more…

New WFH Toys!

I recently upgraded the home setup to leverage my old Canon T6i as my new office “webcam” and replaced the Razer Kiyo because despite it being fantastic quality video, the auto-focus frankly sucks. I tried the EOS Webcam Utility which was incredibly simple and straight forward, but unfortunately a little Read more…

Lambda Image Resizer

I recently forked a project from another developer (see CREDIT below) and rebuilt a mini serverless app to support dynamically resizing images with S3 and API Gateway. The project is available here: https://github.com/litwicki/lambda-resize-image lambda-resize-image An AWS Lambda Function to resize images automatically with API Gateway and S3 for imagemagick tasks. Read more…

Bend Beer Trip

The beer wish list: Boneyard Brewing Incredible Pulp Pale Ale – American Bone-A-Fide Pale Ale – American Rapid Transit IPA – International Hop-a-Wheelie IPA – American Notorious IPA³ IPA – Triple Mr. Centaur IPA – Triple Long-Boy Stout – Imperial / Double Suge Knite Stout – Russian Imperial Crux Fermentation Project Play Wave Pale Ale – American Krystal Read more…