Mental Health, Project, Python, Wellness Journey

Neural Network Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Project 3: Inner Demon, Outer Angel, & Inner Angel

**Please review the trigger warnings and disclaimers for this project or continue at your own risk. ** The first few posts on this project has outlined my personal struggle with mental illness that has led me down this path. It is by no means a requisite to read, and has largely been a therapeutic way… Continue reading Neural Network Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Project 3: Inner Demon, Outer Angel, & Inner Angel

Mental Health, Project, Python, Wellness Journey

Neural Network Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Project 2: My Mental Health Story

**Please review the trigger warnings and disclaimers for this project or continue at your own risk. In this post I explain my mental health journey to give background on why I am doing this project, and also to just get it out of my system so I'm not longer carrying around all this information. Feel… Continue reading Neural Network Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Project 2: My Mental Health Story

Mental Health, Project, Python, Wellness Journey

Instagram & Neural Network Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Project 1: The Premise

This project has been sitting in my blog drafts for over a year and a half at this point, and I figured with my holiday time off I'd finally complete the posts. The next several posts outline a project I completed where I train a neural network based on my depression journals to prove Cognitive… Continue reading Instagram & Neural Network Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Project 1: The Premise

Project, Research

How to Use MS Flow to Refresh a PowerBI Dataflow and a PowerBI Dataset upon completion

This blog will cover step by step instructions on how to make a Microsoft Flow that will refresh a PowerBI Dataflow, and after completion of the dataflow refresh it will refresh a PowerBI Dataset. 1. Register new Azure App Go to https://dev.powerbi.com/appsSign in and fill out as below (credit to https://medium.com/@Konstantinos_Ioannou/refresh-powerbi-dataset-with-microsoft-flow-73836c727c33) App Name: Enter your… Continue reading How to Use MS Flow to Refresh a PowerBI Dataflow and a PowerBI Dataset upon completion

Project, Python

How to Make a Google Maps API Call

In this blog, I'm going to rehash how I made a Google API call using Postman and Pycharm. Enjoy! Retrieving Data Using Postman and PyCharm Install PyCharm and make a new projectGoogle "Google Maps API" and go to desired API section (in this example we are using Directions)Review Introduction for key information:Needs to use HTTP… Continue reading How to Make a Google Maps API Call

Mental Health, Project, Research, Wellness Journey

Making My Own Health App in Quickbase

A while back I had several posts discussing utilizing technology to overcome my depression. While all of that certainly helped, I eventually found myself overwhelmed with my original solutions (Monday.com application) and stopped using it. Don't get me wrong, it's a great concept, but doesn't offer enough customization to simplify like I would like. So… Continue reading Making My Own Health App in Quickbase

3D Printing, Mental Health, Project, Virtual Frontier

Setting Up My Ender3 Printer with an Octopi Touch Screen & Printing Covid-19 Masks

In order to print the Montana mask to help with the COVID crisis, I needed to upgrade to a printer with a larger bed. I can still use my Monoprice Select Mini V2 to print sewing components, but I want to make masks since they are in such short supply. I found a great deal… Continue reading Setting Up My Ender3 Printer with an Octopi Touch Screen & Printing Covid-19 Masks

Mental Health, Project, Research

Hacking my Nintendo Switch to Play Gamecube/Wii Emulators

First I want to preface this post with a disclaimer: any game I play on Gamecube or Wii is a game I ALREADY OWN. I also own BOTH SYSTEMS, so I am not breaking any laws or playing pirated games. With that said, here's how I hacked my Nintendo Switch to play some older games.… Continue reading Hacking my Nintendo Switch to Play Gamecube/Wii Emulators

Project, Research, Udacity Class

Udacity Classes 1: Version Control with Git Notes

In order to bolster up my ol' skill-set, I decided to check out my old online free class stomping grounds: Udacity. I decided with all the home projects I had been doing, I should probably supplement with some formal learning. While that is certainly true Alexis, I'm looking to be more specific about what that… Continue reading Udacity Classes 1: Version Control with Git Notes

Project, Research, Virtual Frontier, VR

Waking PCs to Remote Access via Oculus Quest VR: Wake on LAN (mobile/rpi) + VNC Server/Viewer

While I really enjoy the Oculus Quest games, I find myself enjoying my Steam library even more by streaming it to my headset around the house. No longer do I need to go into my cold, dark basement to game. Now I can use my VR headset to game on an imaginary home theater from… Continue reading Waking PCs to Remote Access via Oculus Quest VR: Wake on LAN (mobile/rpi) + VNC Server/Viewer