Eric Carmichael Eric Carmichael

Transitioning from helpless to helpful

Four years ago I had no idea what I was doing in Web Development. Asking dumb questions in IRC all day was how I learned, scrounging through tutorials trying to make sense of anything. Now I'm the one answering the dumb questions!

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— 09 June 2015

Top 5 best gaming documentaries of all time

The best of gaming competitiveness, attitude, culture and raw skill. To me these are the documentaries I'll look back at like my dad looks back at Superbowl 1.

StarCraft: Brood War

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— 11 May 2015

Debug running process on Linux

I am working on putting out a serious fire now. I am getting into that weird head space where you grow as a developer, the place where all hair is pulled out, desks are slammed, "WHAAT!?" is screamed every 45 minutes, but you can't really force yourself to take ...

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— 28 August 2014

Best Pycon 2014 Videos

I have been binge watching Pycon 2014 videos and I thought I might as well make that productive somehow, so here's a list of the best videos (in my very humble opinion)!

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— 19 May 2014

Chin Up motivation tracker

Chin Up is my personal motivation tracker. Every day I rate from 1 to 10 how I am feeling in certain metrics like strength, flexibility, relationships and happiness.

Home View of Chin Up

There are two types of metrics:

  • Daily - Measured every day
  • Monthly - Measured on the first of every month

It is meant to ...

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— 04 May 2014