My Ambilight, My Obsession, My Curse

Introduction First let me say, I am not a software developer, nor am I hardware developer. If I were, I may not be writing this post. I am merely a hobbyist and I would be absolutely overjoyed if a well-seasoned veteran in either of those areas read this post and had a solution for me. With that out of the way, a disclaimer: this is going to be a very long, rambling, post. I have spent the better part of the last year with my mind subtlety occupied by this subject. I think about it for at least a few minutes every day. This post is going to be a sort of dump of my collective learning on the subject, mostly just as an attempt at getting it out of my brain, and secondarily as a hope that perhaps someone will stumble across it and offer me a solution I […]

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Donnie Darko – An Interpretation

I know that this subject has probably been beaten into the ground by numerous people, blogs, etc. But for some reason I felt compelled after watching the movie again this week to write up some of my thoughts on how to interpret it. Let me preface this post by saying two things. First, I assume you have seen the movie so I am not going to write a synopsis of it, and consider this your spoiler alert.

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The End of Epic Television?

After having just finished catching up on the TV show Lost in it’s entirity, I started to wonder: Will we ever see TV shows of such epic proportions ever again? Over the past several years television is more and more dominated by reality and game shows, and reason is simple: They are cheap to produce and get very high ratings.

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An experiment in leadership.

I recently decided to undertake a unique challenge in leadership, a challege which most people will deem silly and pointless, to lead my own raiding guild in the game World of Warcraft. Before I get into the meat of this post, I recognize that WoW is just a game, and as such most people dismiss the fact that it has any real world value whatsoever. This I will agree with as it is, just a game. However, I do feel that real world value can be taken from it.

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