What Calculators Taught Me About Purpose

This blog post is about purpose, but I will start in an unexpected place. Lately I’ve been getting into calculators. HP calculators specifically. With their RPN entry method, solid reputation among engineers and financial analysts, and the fact that I love collecting stuff it was inevitable that I’d pick up a few along the way.Continue reading “What Calculators Taught Me About Purpose”

Coding: The Art of Losing Interest and Finding Purpose

I felt there was a gap in the availability of a particular application on the Linux platform that had equivalents on Windows and Mac OS. To remedy this, I started collecting the data sources I would need to tap into, came up with a list of requirements for the first build (can’t escape my BusinessContinue reading “Coding: The Art of Losing Interest and Finding Purpose”

Introducing: PyKBLayoutOptimizer

I’m happy to announce my first software release on GitHub! The new tool is called PyKBLayoutOptimizer, which is a custom keyboard layout tool written in Python. This tool imports a document that you have written to create a suggested keyboard layout based on your own writing preferences. A link to download the software is includedContinue reading “Introducing: PyKBLayoutOptimizer”