Attending 2016 Midwest Dreamin Conference

This will be my second year attending the Salesforce conference in Chicago. http://midwestdreamin.com/ I like this one because it is lead by user groups instead of directly by Salesforce.   The conference has a much different feel from the typical ones.   They are more focused on admins, developers, and users, and are less of […]

3D Printer Camp May 2014

In my spare time, I like to help people build 3d printers. My next big group build will be in May, but registration for the event ends next week. If you have plans to build your own 3d printer this year, this is an opportunity for you to save money on the parts and get […]

Leaking Hot End

Here is why you don’t want to use a thin Teflon tube in your hot end.     The pressure will build up and pop a hole in the tube.    The PTFE in this hot end was 1.8mm and OD 2.3mm which is only .25 wall thickness.    It ran alright for a few hours […]

Pledge November

PledgeNovember.com was put together by my friend David Manske. It’s first year they raised over $1,800 for men’s cancer.   Participants create an account and then post daily photos of the growth of their facial hair. This was the first time I had grown out a beard.   It was a lot of fun Check out my […]

3D Printer Camp 2013

I’m coordinating a group build of 3D Printers. Participants pay $415 up front.  On the day of the event you receive all the parts, get help building the printer, and go home with a working 3D printer.    The style of the printer is Mendel90.   But we are not strictly following their plan.   […]