After a number of years hosting my personal site on WordPress I've decided to move off the platform. In this blog post I'll describe some of the reasons why for those who are curious. If you're not curious, the new domain is here: jack.kawell.us Any new posts will be there and all existing posts have … Continue reading New Website!
Building a Custom SFF Development and Gaming PC
THIS BLOG POST HAS MOVED: new site My SFF(ish) Custom PC Last year (Summer 2019) I decided to use some bonus money from work to finally build myself a custom PC. I'd wanted one for a while since building my first PC workstation for my job in a research lab and got hooked on PC … Continue reading Building a Custom SFF Development and Gaming PC
Setting up ROS in Windows through WSL2
This post is a tutorial on how to set up a working ROS development environment within Windows (complete with GUI support) utilizing the new Windows Subsystem for Linux 2 (WSL2).
Create .bashrc files for Command Prompt and PowerShell in Windows
THIS BLOG POST HAS MOVED: new site As someone who uses Linux a lot as my development workflow I've gotten used to the great power and flexibility of .bashrc files. If you're not familiar with Linux (really Unix-based systems in general) a .bashrc file allows you to customize certain things about your user shell by … Continue reading Create .bashrc files for Command Prompt and PowerShell in Windows
Setting up Powerline in WSL and VS Code
While the basic WSL shell is alright, I recently found out about Powerline which basically adds a ton of visual aids and customization to your terminal. Here's how to get it working in WSL!