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nickfloyd

Dallas, TX http://archcoder.com 59 posts

Dude who loves God, husband to a gorgeous woman, homeschooling dad of 7 amazing kids, dev at New Relic, author of Nerd Life Balance http://www.amazon.com/dp/0997301716

Video Games the Movie Part 2: The Art of Games

There was a question I posed to my kiddos after we watched the most recent segment of the movie: Are video games art? To which they all quickly responded, “YES!”(image courtesy: nerdlocker) What an odd thing to answer so quickly, so confidently. I mean how could they »

Video Games the Movie Part 1: Leaking Passion

So we were all huddled around the TV and cracked open Plex and started the first 30 minute (0-28:26) segment of the movie. I promise not to douse you with spoilers but the first bit was on the history of video games – not history as in last year »

Video Games the Movie Part 0

My three oldest boys and I have decided to go through a documentary together: Video Games: The Movie created by Jeremy Snead. It’s from a project I backed on kickstarter and I knew full well that when it was finally released that it would be something that I »

raspberry-beacons

The intent of this is to provide a quick, simple, fun and inexpensive alerting beacon that can be connected to any type of service and be used as a visual notification that "something" is happening. The more concrete use for this is when you have a need for a visual »

ill-tempered-sea-bass

The intent of this project is to use the Pager Duty API to create a test alert and then follow up on the alert with a check to see if any team member has acknowledged the alert with in a given time frame so that teams can verify that the »