Software engineer based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Passionate about all things tech, solving interesting problems, learning how things work, and [simultaneously] breaking and building things in order to create something to be proud of.
I enjoy working on lots of little passion projects which you can find on my GitHub and getting involved within my local tech scene.
Latest Blog Posts
Incoherent ramblings, project updates, reviews, and other writings fallen into the ether.
For years, dating back to the Athlon line, I had been using AMD processors for my builds and had been waiting in anticipation for Ryzen’s release, which debuted in February of this year. I had been using an overclocked FX-8350 for a few years, which meant there was no upgrade path in sight that didn’t require a full architecture and socket change, whether that be AMD or Intel.
Back in early November, Nvidia started bundling telemetry services with their drivers. Gamers Nexus did an analysis where they inspected data transactions via Wireshark. Their focus seemed to be moreso on dispelling the rumors of personally identifiable information being sent unencrypted, as they didn’t decrypt any of the encrypted traffic. Their results yielded from an hour of testing that nothing was being sent, the services were seemingly dormant.
Tabster is a guitar tab manager that stores tabs in a library for easy viewing, editing, and printing. It includes a built-in online tab search that provides access to over 800,000 tabs from Ultimate Guitar and easily download them and add them to your library.
Build and Shoot is a project operated by Buld Then Snip, LLC, a company co-founded and co-operated by myself that focuses on supporting and developing the classic version of the game "Ace of Spades". After being bought out by another studio and moving to a pay-to-play model, we decided to branch off and continue support for the free-to-play version.
Spadille is a multi-purpose program for Ace of Spades. It features a server browser that allows favoriting, blacklisting, filtering, sorting and more as well as a mod manager, screenshot manager, config editor, and more.
Disable Nvidia Telemetry is a Windows utility to designed to disable Nvidia's background telemetry included with GeFeforce Experience in order to remove any potential performance penalty while gaming as well as enhance user privacy.