Barring unforeseen events, I will be buying a house. The seller has accepted my offer and signed the agreement. This will be my first “real” house, though I did own a not-very-good mobile home for a while. It is contingent on inspection, which I will be lining up as soon as possible, and then getting a mortgage. I’m kind of excited, though a bit worried at the same time.

Akron Art Prize 2016

I went to see the art at Akron Art Prize yesterday. Today was the last day, so I wanted to get in before then. I spent some time looking through the many art pieces. I actually read the little description and gave a good look at nearly every piece. There were lots of interesting pieces, but several that especially caught my eye, in no particular order, were:

The event is one of Cogneato’s clients. We built both their website and the voting system. The voting system, which started as a web based SMS + website setup and migrated to a web-based phone app (PhoneGap with an API server) provided a lot of interesting experience, some of which I haven’t really had in other projects. This year’s primary challenge was figuring out how to get the PhoneGap part working and deployed, as the guy who used to do that left the company. I took some notes on the deployment part.