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silence and identity

Context: This post was written and published following the aftermath of the separate and distinct events involving Ahmaud Arbery, Christian Cooper, George Floyd, Tony McDade, Breonna Taylor, and countless others. Its content is timeless.

knest: part one

knest was the result of a senior year capstone project proposal from a high-ranking faculty member from my university. We planned and researched the initial implementation for about three to four months; however, we realized that the initial planning was all wrong, and ended up planning, implementing, and documenting the entire project in about two months. The final application won an award at the annual state-wide competition for best in discipline for computer science, much to our surprise. Let’s talk about each of the stages of the project in a series of blog posts.


I have wanted to have a development blog for some time as a way of tracking and communicating my thought process while developing my personal projects. I also wanted to have a place to share some long-form personal thoughts.