From The Blog

  • Robust Portable Live Streaming on a Budget

    In 2019, I built a new live streaming PC for Awakening Church. I am excited to share the details of our live studio PC and how you can build your own to have high-quality live production switching and streaming without the typical high cost. A few months ago we shifted to recording our weekly broadcast […]

  • Waters from the Wilderness

    Today I took a trip to the Pulgas Water Temple. It’s only open on weekdays, so I stopped by for a few minutes late in the day. I took these pictures on my Canon EOS 6D with my go-to 17-40 f/4 L lens. This stone structure near Interstate 280 commemorates the completion of the Hetch […]

  • Building a Live Video Broadcast Switcher PC

    I originally wrote this post in late 2017. A lot has changed since then! Our original PC was stolen from a storage facility and we rebuilt it. I’ll be sharing our 2019 rebuild in an upcoming post. In 2017, I helped build a Windows PC to run Livestream Studio for my church. Livestream Studio is […]

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  • When PHP Actually Is Your First Programming Language

    I have read a few articles about how PHP is a perfectly good first language and how it should never be a first. These articles are interesting because my first programming language was PHP† and I have been using it extensively since 2004. One thing is true: it’s really easy to get started with PHP. […]