Justin Grammens | The People

Justin Grammens and his family

Co-founder Justin Grammens shares a little bit about himself for our featured employee: favorite books, role models, and exciting new technologies

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Game Theory | Robert Waddell | #30DaysofLearning

Game Theory

An Introductory Course on Game Theory After listening to enough Freakonomics and other podcasts I figured it would be interesting to learn a little more about Game Theory.  Plus I couldn’t find any free beer sommelier classes. Introduction to Game Theory or Never Go Against a Sicilian When DEATH is on the Line! After hearing…

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Using My Time More Efficiently | Ryan Inman | #30DaysOfLearning

There are 168 hours in a week and you feel as though you’re always busy. Try as you may, you can’t add any hours to a week unless it’s daylight savings and even then you have to pay that back later in the year. What are your options to redeem the time? Quit your job…

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Automating Weld Inspection

Currently, CWI’s rely on manual measurements and hand calculations – which is both time consuming and error-prone.

Our customer travels the world as a commercial welder and saw an opportunity to improve the reliability and efficiency of welding inspection – by automating the process.

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Returning to React Native: “Loading dependency graph…” forever. | Jake Berendes | #30DaysOfLearning

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If you are new to React Native or coming back to it after having been away for a while, this five or so minute read will likely save you a couple days of agony. The promises React Native offers are great but when the “Getting Started” didn’t actually get me anywhere I had to investigate. I hope to save you from that pain and keep you from giving up entirely on React Native.

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Where Did All My Time Go? | Ryan Inman | #30DaysofLearning

When we were all ordered to shelter in place back in March, I thought that I would have plenty of extra time on my hands. My commute time was down to zero, social gatherings are canceled and I can work from the comfort of my home and set my own schedule. In theory, extended work from home sounds like an introvert’s dream, right? So why did I feel less productive, less motivated, and also have less free time?

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Leadership Tactics | Troy Pongratz | #30DaysofLearning

The Good Bits Book: Leadership Strategy and TacticsAuthor: Jocko Willink “You can never rest on what you have accomplished in the past, you always need to improve for today”. Jocko Willink Leadership has been more of interest to me as of late so I have read a number of books on the subject.  Leadership is…

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Robert Waddell | The People

Featured Employee Robert Waddell is the Sr. Mechanical Engineer at Lab651 and will be celebrating his 3-year work anniversary this month. Robert brings ingenuity and creativity to all of his work, and we are lucky to have him. Get to know Robert 1 / What game or movie universe would you most like to live…

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AWS Certification | Todd Cochran | #30DaysofLearning

AWS Certification Amazon Web Services have become a ubiquitous part of today’s technology landscape.  I’ve worked with bits and pieces of their platform on an ad hoc basis in the past, but I never studied it in depth or looked into certification.  It’s been many years since I’ve worked in a DevOps role, but cloud…

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Workplace Wellness – At Home

Working from home

Office culture as we know it is quickly shifting. In recent news, large tech companies such as Twitter and Facebook have announced WFH options for employees through the end of the year as well as permanent options for some employees. As we adjust to this new way of working, there may be some inevitable struggles…

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