Technology

My Fall semester 2018 at the University of Utah was spent developing a VR experience for a Virtual Reality Sickness (VRS) study which turned into my first ever solo developed video game. Project Stardust is a rudimentary study of the correlation between the number of reference points in a virtual environment and VRS symptoms. This project was completed by a two man team and while I handled the entirety of the development work, the research & design portion of this project was a partnered effort mostly driven by Daxton Wilson. For those of you who want the TLDR, you can download the latest...

I was recently tasked with creating some fairly unique data visualizations with D3.js for some big name companies, displaying aggregate data sets in visual pleasing and easily discernible graphics. I figured it would be good to document my experience so others can also learn what D3 is all about. What is D3? The D3.js library is a powerful javascript library for integrating data into interactive documents. The documents could be hosted by a web service to allow data display and visualization on large scales. The full source and tests are also available for download on GitHub. D3 allows data to be bound to the DOM (Document Object Model)...

The 70's was a pivotal time when it was untenable for the U.S. government to keep its' iron grip on the computing power necessary to make & break a resilient cipher. What followed was the first public encryption standard DES (Data Encryption Standard) published by computing monolith IBM; giving the masses a way to have their information secret from prying eyes...