10 Years of CheeseJaguar

As of 16 January, my username “CheeseJaguar” is at least 10 years old.  I’m a little late on the anniversary, but only recently had the inclination to go check.  I sat at least because I know I used “CheeseJaguar” before AIM as my Runescape username….

How to enable SSL encrypted google search on Chrome

If you’re the paranoid type, you might want to use the Google Encrypted Beta.  It takes about 30 seconds to setup, and is probably well worth your time. From Chrome, click the wrench icon in the upper left, and select “options”.  Under the basics…

It lives!

Well the semester is over and again I find that I have time for blogging.  I’ve made some changes to the blog that I hope will increase the readability for my 0 readers.  I’ve changed the theme to something a little easier on the…

Crunch Time

This blog is going into hibernation while I complete the hybrid and then while I go to New Hampshire. On April 29 I’ll be driving to New Hampshire with the team, competing for 4 days then driving back to San Jose. I’ll try to…

Amazon is the best

If you’re going to buy something on the internet, go out of your way to make sure you buy it on Amazon. Some products you might be able to get cheaper elsewhere, but I doubt it. Take my recent purchase as an example. I…

School Projects

In terms of Formula Hybrid, we’ve been making slow but steady progress on our hybrid car. We’ve got motors mounted, and the front two wheels have been assembled completely. Once all the break rotors are remade and the bearing issue is resolved, we will…

ASmallOrange + S3 hosting guide

I made a tutorial video that shows you how to integrate Amazon Simple Storage Service (s3) with A Small Orange web hosting for a grand total of less than $50 a year. The software I used for Amazon S3 access in this video is CyberDuck for Mac OS X, however a cross-platform tool that is just as good is S3Fox.

And the lineup is…

AE 114: Aerospace Structures AE 140: Aerospace Rigid Body Dynamics AE 162: Aerodynamics AE 165: Aerospace Flight Mechanics ENGR 100W: Technical Reports What am I getting myself into?  Already I have two homework assignments, and out of a total of 6 problems, I could…

Back to school

First day of class, and the first semester of aerospace classes for me. Aerodynamics, Flight Mechanics, Rigid Body Dynamics, Aerospace Structures and Technical Reports. Should be a fun 4 months. My first class isn’t until 3 today so I woke up around 9 and…

Badger, California!

We’re on our way to the snow! Or more like the rain… but it’s supposed to snow 16 inches while we are there! Well actually we’re not on our way, we leave at 11, but I still have to pack…. HOORAY FOR PROCRASTINATION!