Month: October 2019

  • Becoming Exceptional

    Becoming Exceptional

    The job hunting process has taught me that nobody cares about mediocre people; applicants who don’t stand out don’t get considered. Exceptional people get jobs. Exceptional people get paid well, get paid to do what they love. Companies don’t wait for exceptional people to apply, companies actively seek them. I simply have to look to […]

  • Time Capsule Blog Posts

    Time Capsule Blog Posts

    Occasionally I have been doing this thing with my blog where I write an article, and schedule it to automatically post sometime in the future. To date, only 1 of the 4 or 5 time capsule blog posts has actually been published. https://grimtech.net/time-capsule-post-003/ Why make time capsule blog posts? I think there is novelty in […]

  • My Top 5 Ugliest Vocaloid Modules

    My Top 5 Ugliest Vocaloid Modules

    The VOCALOID community is vast, made up of people from all walks of life. It’s only natural that some of the thousands of module creations are not pleasing to the beholder. To that end, here are my to 5 ugliest VOCALOID modules. 5. Hatsune Miku Cute OK so this is number 5 because I actually […]

  • Ludum Dare, Code in the Dark Aftermath

    Ludum Dare, Code in the Dark Aftermath

    I took part in not one, but two competitions last weekend. First was Ludum Dare 45, a competition to make a game in 48 hours. Second was Spokane Code in the Dark 2019, a HTML/CSS competition with a nightclub vibe. Code in the Dark had such a cool atmosphere. I met a gentleman who works […]

  • Ludum Dare 45 Struggles

    Ludum Dare 45 Struggles

    I woke up from a nap at 3:30PM and jumped on ldjam.com to check the theme. “Start with nothing.” 30 minutes into the competition, I fired up Atom, and opened the love2d wiki. I had a perfect idea. Kasane Teto starts with nothing. Just like she did when she was created. No friends. People thought […]

  • I forgot what I was going to write about

    I forgot what I was going to write about

    Last night as I got into bed, I had a great idea for a blog topic. I set a visually anchored mental reminder for myself, that when I got back to my laptop in the morning, I would write down the blog topic so I wouldn’t forget. That’s something I found works pretty well for […]

  • How to Monetize Your Blog

    How to Monetize Your Blog

    Monetizing your blog is not easy. You need solid content, an audience, and a business model. There is no one way to monetization, but here are some tips on monetization methods that I employ. Affiliate Marketing Every reader viewing your site is an opportunity for a chunk of change. If enough eyes are looking at […]