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Designing a Logo by Brian Mitchell

I had some time to kill today, so I thought to myself, “Hey, why not make a logo?” I then sat and thought for 30 seconds on how I could make a cool logo that had to do with my name, “Brian Mitchell.” In the past, I’ve made little icons that were just squares with a ‘B’ or “BM” inside. An example of this is below:

HDD to SSD by Brian Mitchell

For the last two years, I’ve used an SSD in my 15” MacBook Pro with Retina Display, and for the last ten months or so, I’ve used a Samsung 840 Pro SSD for OS X in my Hackintosh. I’ve become quite accustomed to the speed and reliability of solid state drives. Last April, I tri-booted my Hackintosh and installed Windows 8.1 and Ubuntu 14.04. I had an extra 500 GB WD Scorpio Blue hard drive laying around, so I put the operating systems on there. Performance was pretty good, I have an Intel 4770K and NVIDIA GTX 760, so things move pretty quickly, but both operating systems crawled a little at boot and could be a bit slow at times. I decided that it was time for an upgrade.

Long Car Rides (And MICS) by Brian Mitchell

Today I drove (by drive, I mean rode in a car while someone else drove) to Verona, WI for MICS 2014. MICS (Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium) is an annual conference that has a career fair, robotics and programming competitions, and research paper presentations. I am attending with two professors from The University of Minnesota and 12 fellow students. I am competing in the both the robotics and programming competitions. I’m very excited to compete! All I hope is that we have some fun and that our robot doesn’t fail epically. Video of the robot shooting during testing