List the Operational Factors and provide meaning for each (your words). Explain the need to balance the factors in an operation Then provide a real or hypothetical example.
Introducing Judging Joe's! My first full stack app with real user-generated data.
Senior Design Capstone - Scaling a Postgres backend architecture to thousands of clients per second
My struggles with CSS Transition animations on Grid and Width properties for the Front End Capstone Project.
Which two of the four theorists [Clausewitz, Sun Tzu, Mahan, Corbett] best explain the outcomes of both the War for American Independence and Pacific Theater?
Recovering from the week 6 technical assessment.
This is a response to a prompt from my Joint Professional Military Education (JPME). Here I explore reasons why the British Navy was not successful in the American War for Independence
It's the week before midterms! (mid point technical assessment) Time to study.
Prompts from my JPME course
RESTful API, CRUDdy Todo, and Databases
Building a Movie List app with React, Express, and mysql
Mulligans, mystified by git, pair programming, and toy problems
Week 1 ... debuggers, closures, data structures, and PAIR PROGRAMMING
LOL. Wrote a blog post I was really happy with on the plane home from Hawaii all about lessons learned while freelancing - had like 10 SOLID business lessons! Unfortunately did it in Google Docs without offline mode and it's gone! So it goes. Just writing here to
As a naval officer, I'm required to take a year long course called JPME (Joint Professional Military Education) which encourages me to explore and write about topics pertaining to U.S. National Security. I am in the intro course at the moment which is a few weeks of
Hey All! It's been a while since my last update but I'm happy to be back and say that I donated to two excellent non-profits this holiday weekend with the proceeds from my hike! It feels very good to send $500 to Stripes to Bars, which
Getting a rolling numbers effect in Webflow using the jQuery counterUp library.
Backpacking vs. Thru-hiking - The Truth Revealed!
Calling it quits on the PCT for now. A look back on how I could have done better and a look forward to what's next.
"The trail provides." The trail also taketh away. An escape to Apple Valley to visit cousins and mourn my feet and camera.
California Section B write up for my PCT experience.
This post is part of a series I am writing to highlight different sections of the PCT and is designed to be a companion to my similar YouTube series. Links to those will appear here as I continue with the project. You can explore the section through the interactive GPS
Had the top all to myself due to taking the sunset option during the wildfire breakout at Whitney Portal.
Checking in from Tehachapi. Onward to the Sierras!
An exercise in mental preparation
Ryan and I return to Shasta Summit Glory after 21 years, though this time we opt for a different and less-traveled route!
The recently reopened Pine Ridge Trail to Sykes Hot Springs was a hike filled with floral variety, hot/cold plunges, and armies of ticks.
LT Hobart Kistler, USN, SC, (USNA '13) passed away Friday, April 30 in a tragic car accident. We shared three years together on USS Louisville, where he had a profound impact on my life.
55 Ideas that stuck with me on how to craft a better story.
A Difficult Loss A good friend of mine passed away this weekend. Hobart Kistler was an amazing friend of mine who died in a car accident on Friday evening. There's not much information available right now, but some folks have set up a fundraiser online for people to
PCT Prep, A bungled half marathon, a new song, and a book I'm reading
Race Recap from the Sasquatch Scramble Half Marathon in Reinhardt Redwoods Regional Park in the Berkeley Hills. Directions are important.
Discussing The Gene by Siddhartha Mukherjee on Books With Noah.
Starting May 19 and trying for 114 days, here's the itinerary. It will probably be obsolete by May 20, but it's something to work with!
2650 Miles. Why?
This one of those books where I can feel brain swelling like a sponge against my skull as I turn each page. It makes me feel smart. The author, Siddhartha Mukherjee, crafts the narrative of our discovery of genetics through a series of page-turning stories, complete with heroes and villains,
Birthdays in La Jolla, a Netflix recommendation, and my current projects
A book I wish I had found on Dad's bookshelf a bit earlier, and a story from the Navy.
An exercise in batching. Henry Ford would be proud.
Why coming up with your personal Submit Button in your learning journey is a great way to optimize skill acquisition.
My new Pomodoro App, more acoustic Cat Stevens, first premium subscriber, and lots of pow skiing!
Some psych stuff going on here...
Week 10 What I'm Up To
Developing my writing and proofing chops
Same story as before with some minor edits to track weaknesses in my writing.
Grinding through some storytelling content and exercises
My response to a Reddit Writing Prompt as an exercise in storytelling.
Running the South Bay Skyline Trail (Alternate route due to fires)
Mostly about chemistry finals. 👨🔬
Jon and Nick help me realize time boxing doesn't work, some interesting reads, new favorite podcast, and more miles.
Steve has a knack for making dense sports science literature very understandable - the book is more for coaches and elite runners than beginners, but still a fun read!
A new productivity habit, weekly wrap up, and buckets of soft, pillowy, white, delicious snow (minus all the lines please).
Week 4 2021 Updates. PCT Application. Navy Reserve Intermediate Leadership Course. Running. Reading.
Disqus caused my site to redirect to shady advertising pages on mobile only in a very strange way.
One code base yields an iOS app, Android app, and web app! Super Cool!
Don't blame the phone. Blame yourself.
Quick reflections on my time managing the Navy's Officer Recruiting team in Northern CA.
How I found the NUPOC Program in an effort to marry my engineering education with a thirst for adventure.
No GUI setup guide to run selenium python scripts using chromedriver on a virtual private server (Digital Ocean)
Focus on your customers, not growth. Start small and do things yourself. Remember that there are no rules in business. If you're your own boss, you define the rules.
"The Best Deal in the Navy" - Information for you to make an informed decision and learn about the NUPOC Program which I joined in 2010.
What if you could automatically generate content on Instagram and become famous on that platform without actually doing anything? Sounds interesting so I figured I would give it a try. Visit the Instagram Page In my journey to learn to code, I've been working with python libraries PIL
Main Takeaway In the context of his own life, Jonathan Vaughters' (JV) sheds light on decades of doping in the peloton and the ethical dilemmas that many cyclists faced in the race to compete at the professional level. His book is a valiant effort to "lay it all
My solution to the Coffee Machine Project on AppBrewery 100 Days of Code.
Main Takeaway This is the book that gives you permission (if you were hesitant) to start that blog, run that race, or create that art and to document how it's going for others to benefit from. Anybody can create, and should do so. Should you Read it? Yes.
Decided to run a marathon. Here's a look at my training before and thoughts during the race.
I love beef bolognese. This recipe is about to send this blog viral and get me laid by any Italian chick within hollerin' range (HELLO IS THERE ANYBODY OUT THERE?!?!) It's easy to make even in large portions, and thoroughly delicious. The ingredient list is inexpensive and
Sharing a letter of recommendation that I wrote for an awesome sailor who is applying to law school. Dear Sir or Ma’am, Joe Sailor carries my strongest personal recommendation for admission into your law school program. I have been his Department Head in Naval Recruiting for nearly two years,
Very pumped to release my first game on the iOS App Store today. This is a simple game, but also the culmination of a lot of learning the Unity development platform along with C# coding. Play it in your browser: Fan Surfer! by learyjk Play it on your iPhone or
A web app that shows your life in weeks - inspired by one of my favorite posts on Tim Urban's blog Wait But Why.
Check out the code on Github!
A web app to order pizza I made for Project 3 of Harvard's CS50 Web course.
Testing Link that works on desktop but not on mobile. Super Pace CalculatorSuper Pace Calculator is a 3 in 1 calculator to help make our race preparation and/or training easier. Just enter 2 of 3 variables (Distance, Total Time, Pace) and Super Pace Calculator will crunch the numbers to