Eric Carmichael Eric Carmichael

Getting player names from Twitch streams or an exercise in futility

I had an idea last month for a site based around identifying video game streamers while they are in game. If I can identify them in real time then I could have real time fantasy league style betting based around the stats... it was a fun experiment but my techniques ...

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— 16 December 2015

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