Weekly Picks - Hollow Knight

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Haven't had a video game pick in a while. Let's change that :-)

Games:

  • Hollow Knight - Still playing through this game but really enjoying it. This game has a beautiful art style and solid Metroidvania gameplay. Definitely worth a try for any fans of the genre.
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Weekly Picks - Hill House

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Single pick for this week.

Shows:

  • The Haunting Of Hill House - Recently binged through this show with my wife and we absolutely loved it! The story is engaging and well paced. There is an impressive amount of detail and clever moments in this show and it really feels like a labor of love.
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Nexus 6P Battery Replacement

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Recently replaced the battery in my Nexus 6P smartphone. The process is kind of a pain and there is a lot of great info out there if you plan to try this on your own. Here are a few quick tips from my experience:

  • The most difficult part for me was removing the glass piece that is glued over the camera. Several videos I watched recommended using an X-Acto knife but I ended up breaking …
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TV Repair And Heartbreak

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Ugh. So I tried to repair a large screen LED TV recently. I've never worked on a TV before so this was definitely uncharted territory. The issue was that the LED backlight would not stay on, they would briefly flash when starting the TV and the logo would show but then the screen would go dark.

Ultimately, I was able to repair the backlight but did end up breaking the screen in the process.

:-(

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Introducing Ubuild

I recently added a new project to GitHub: Ubuild

This project addresses something I've wanted for a long time: a way to unify the build process for various software projects. It shouldn't matter if the project is a C++ native application or a web app, there should be a simple interface that takes the guess-work out of the build process. Ubuild provides this unified interface.

A user can review the build options by running the …

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Weekly Picks - Naddpod

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One of my favorite podcasts is the pick this week.

Podcasts:

  • Not Another D&D Podcast - An excellent comedy D&D podcast with great characters and an intriguing story. This quickly became one of my all time favorite podcasts after listening to a few episodes. I introduced it to my wife and we are both hooked.
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Weekly Picks - HospitalRun

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The pick this week is a project with great intentions.

Software:

  • HospitalRun - Free and open source software intended to help administrate hospitals in developing countries. This project is currently looking for maintainers!
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Hi, I am Jeff Rimko!
A computer engineer and software developer in the greater Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area.