September 23, 2014

Slot Machines

For the last couple of evenings I have been learning about slot machines and how they work.  There is actually quite a bit more to them […]
September 19, 2014

Building Social Services

Technology is getting more and more personal. As it does such it becomes easier to make things social in a real way. Bringing a social experience […]
September 16, 2014


Talk about doing things before they were cool.  Mindfulness is a growing trend that is based on some old Buddhist techniques.  There are many variations in […]
September 11, 2014

Always Be Learning – The World Keeps Changing

Probably the best thing about being a software developer is that everything is always changing and there’s always something to keep you engaged and learning new […]
September 8, 2014

Five Year Plan

This week I started creating and executing a new 5 year plan.  The first step was a redesign of  Most of the coming changes are still in […]
September 1, 2014

1 Thing Programmers Should Do More Often

This past week I found myself with a task of creating pages on this site for all the Mobile Apps that have been developed by Halotis […]
August 30, 2014

Bike Stolen

My road bike was lifted today from the locked bike area at work – over the barbed wire fence.  🙁 It’s a sad day. I’ll have […]
August 25, 2014

Life to Old Projects

Maintenance.  UGH! We live in a world where software is part of an every evolving ecosystem of other software.  Everything is constantly changing and everything you […]
August 22, 2014

Car Paid Off

A full year before the loan was due to be paid off we managed to wipe out the last remaining debt (other than the mortgage). YAH! […]