Contributing Open Street Photos

Apr 15, 19 | openstreetmap, and python

Recently I picked up a GoPro HERO5 Black camera for use in street-level imagery. It’s been a really great platform that has displayed fairly steady GPS acquisition and tracking. (Though I may not necessarily be the person driving when I am capturi...

Setting Up Your Own Python on a Computer

Mar 23, 19 | python

I can’t count the times that I’ve gotten access to a shared memory server with an out of date version of CentOS and Python 2.7 as the only python installation. Okay, actually, I can and it’s been eight times. The same goes for getting a new laptop...

Building a Weather Camera

Feb 27, 19 | website, and weather

Prior to moving to California, I used to have a “weather camera” that kept an eye on the current weather in Wisconsin. It was really a pleasant image, whether the ground was covered in snow or lush grass:

Contributing to OpenStreetMap

Jan 20, 19 | openstreetmap

Sometimes I get asked how exactly one contributes to OpenStreetMap (OSM). The OSM Wiki page has a good portal with a wide array of information on how to contribute, so this post is going to focus more on how I specifically go about contributing to...

The Magic of Compilers

Dec 20, 18 | fortran

One of the issues that plagues weather data processing–like any other data–is speed…we want our science processed and we want it processed fast!

New Website

Nov 11, 18 | html

Well, it took a while, but I finally had some time to create a new website. My plan is to eventually migrate my personal and GitHub websites into one. I’ve used Jekyll for a while with while uses Wordpress. Wordpre...