Category Archives: Random Thoughts & Going Ons

Lake Travis Water Level Historical Graph

With summer coming up, I’ve been curious about how Lake Travis’s current water level compares to it’s historic levels, so I graphed it real quick! Here’s the result: * Note: Each data point is the average water level for that … Continue reading

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Average steps per day touring Washington D.C.

On our recent trip to Washington D.C, my wife convinced me to dust off my FitBit and wear it during our trip, just to see, out of curiosity, how much we’d walk touring our nation’s capital. Turns out we averaged 17,584 steps … Continue reading

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Metrics and Perfectionism

Anyone who knows me knows I’ve become a little obsessed with metrics and analytics. (Have you seen my business dashboard?) Collecting and visualizing data can give you wonderful insights into your business and personal life. Knowledge and information brings control … Continue reading

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Bill Gates is richer than you’ve imagined.

While having pizza with friends the other day, we realized something… In 2011 Forbes estimated Scrooge McDuck’s net worth to be $44.1 billion! He is the richest fictional character imagined, according to Forbes magazine. His favorite pastime is swimming in a giant … Continue reading

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How to Downgrade PHPUnit 3.6 to 3.5.15

The newest release of PHPUnit 3.6 broke my unit test process in PHPStorm. PHPStorm is aware of the issue and is fixing it in the next update. However, in order to run my unit tests in the meantime I had … Continue reading

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