Slacker Zen

Session 4

by Cory on May 22, 2019

I'm sitting seiza on my bed. The lights are on and I'm staring at the books on my bookshelf.

Slightly elevated heartbeat. Probably around 80bpm. Minor, dull pit in stomach but nothing extreme.

I'm concerned about my definition of succe...

  • Game Programming

    A New Hope

    by Cory on May 5, 2019

    I "finished" my first mini-self-game-jam week today. I tried to make pong and as expected, it took way longer than I had time for.


    All I finished today was some nice feeling paddle movement. You c...

  • Trollmegle

    Today I was Someone's Last Straw

    by Cory on May 4, 2019

    It was just 4 words, but I've found a powerful combination.

  • Game Programming

    I Think I'm Going To Put the Engine Away For A While

    by Cory on April 28, 2019

    I don't think I've said it explicitly, but for some reason, I've been constantly anxious for about a year now about everything in my life. I feel like I'm spending all this time running around and trying to do stuff but not actually accomplishing ...

  • RFID Door Unlocker

    Authentication with Mifare Classic Cards Might Be Impossible?

    by Cory on April 27, 2019

    I spent a long time looking about how to authenticate users using the RFID cards I have. I don't know how, but there's people saying that Mifare cards and the authentication on them is easily broken, so you need to add another layer on top of it.

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    Reading and Writing to MiFare (1K/Classic?) PICC

    by Cory on April 13, 2019

    So that code I have up until now is very basic and just checks if a provided PICC (rfid card) is able to be read. This is easily handled by the mfrc522 library with two calls to "PICC_IsNewCardPresent()" and "PIC_ReadCardSerial()" or "PICC_DumpToS...

  • RFID Door Unlocker

    Nervous About Hardware for Some Reason

    by Cory on April 13, 2019

    I was thinking about what to do about mounting the arduino to the door and how to attach the servo to the deadbolt. I don't know why, but thinking about it stresses me out trying to figure out how to get 3d printed stuff or buying cases. I've been...

  • Trollmegle

    What's the Purpose of Life?

    by Cory on April 12, 2019

    What. Don't judge me >:(

  • Trollmegle

    Hmmm... Interesting.

    by Cory on April 7, 2019

    Riiight, Stranger 1. Whatever helps you sleep at night. ;)

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