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Review: The Martian by Andy Weir

So I just finished The Martian: A Novel, by Andy Weir. I’ve gotta say, it was pretty fantastic. Though it has a distinct air of Gravity to it, the Martian seems to much more thought out in terms of plausibility and reality (though some parts are a bit of a stretch). Realistically, if you strip […]

Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

So I just saw this film, and I’ve got to say I was pretty impressed. Mark Reeves and Mark Bomback (among many others) have created a masterpiece that – as one astute person put it – is to The Planet of the Apes what the Empire Strikes Back was for Star Wars. Caution: may be […]

The New ChromeBook and “Embracing the Cloud”

As has recently entered the news, Google is releasing a new more powerful version of their Chromebook complete with touch screen and “the highest pixel density (239 pixels per inch) of any laptop screen on the market today” (as Google stated). However, one huge drawback is that it doesn’t actually really run much of an […]

Getting Started With GTest (C++) with Xcode!

This is an inaugural post as well as a useful little tutorial on how to setup G-Test for C++ with Xcode. There are some other tutorials out there, but I figured I’d go into specifics for the complete beginners out there. First you’re going to need to check out the code for google test. Either: […]