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Makerspace Survey Results
By evan on Mar 18, 2016

I put together a survey and sent it to the HMS mailing list, reddit, linkedin, etc. As of writing there are 81 responses, one of which is an obvious troll. The raw data is available here  TL;DR: a space will never work for *everyone* but it can work for a lot of people. Some key points: Tech is far more […]

Meguiars Headlight kit
By evan on Feb 27, 2016

Wow. That’s all I need to say. I’m very impressed by how well it works. It was $35 at Canadian tire which sure beats $750 for a matching headlight! The light on the right is a brand new replacement courtesy of the other guy’s insurance company 😀 The light on the left was really, really bad and was cleaned with […]

By evan on Feb 26, 2016

I’m going to be releasing a Student Information System that I’ve been working for a while into a public beta in the next few weeks. It’s something that’s been in use for a while privately that could make some real traction in the market.

Housing costs are killing a generation
By evan on Feb 23, 2016

I’ve been pondering this for a while, looks like someone with credentials actually put something out.  I just came across this article about how income equality is being driven by housing costs. It’s simple really.. Housing has been capitalized. 1/3 of my labour is directly and immediately spoken for by rent-seekers.. It’s a direct transfer of wealth. My last several apartments have […]