Brunswick Hackerspace Is A Thing

Coming soon to Brunswick, Maryland…Brunswick Hackerspace…a place for the community to learn, hack and have fun. Our initial focus will be Computer Science and getting technology into the hands of kids who would otherwise not have access.

Getting Started With Minecraft Mods

Domenico and I will be hosting a Google Hangout today at 3 to teach our friends how to install Minecraft mods. Join us live over at

What Is A Mod?

Most mods add content to the game to alter gameplay, change the creative feel, or give the player more options in how they interact with the Minecraft world. Most people who mod Minecraft (known as modders) use Minecraft Coder Pack and either ModLoader or Minecraft Forge to do so.

Types Of Mods

  • Client-based
  • Server Based
  • Mod Packs

for more info on what all of this means go to

Download Multi MC

Download these client-based mods

Create A New 1.7.10 Instance In Multi MC

  1. click new instance icon
  2. name it something useful or fun
  3. select minecraft version “1.7.10”
  4. click OK
  5. right-click on your new instance and select “edit instance”
  6. click the Install Forge button
  7. select the version of forge with a star and click OK
  8. add the folder mods…click loader mods, click view folder, move unzipped mob spawner and mo creatures folders there
  9. add the jar mod…click version, click add jar mod click “i understand”, browse to mr crayfish jar mod, click open or ok, click close.
  10. double-click your instance and have fun!

Domenico’s First HTML Page

He created it.  He uploaded it.  He created a GitHub repository and committed his changes. Set browsers to

Let’s Build Software Together

8/14/15 Update: You missed your chance 😉 I am now working at Evans & Chambers. Be sure to check ’em out at

After a good run with a great team (who recently lost a big contract) I am looking for work. If you want to build software with a friendly, focused software engineer then I am your guy. Feel free to check out my resume and my LinkedIn profile.

^ I am the guy on the right.

Level 42

I am 42 years old today. This middle-aged guy will be spending the day (1) blogging about himself in the third person while (2) rocking out to 80s era one hit wonders Level 42. Enjoy.

Happy Christmas



Doin’ It Right

I was hospitalized six weeks ago when my heart went into atrial fibrillation. If you’ve never experienced an irregular, fast heart beat for a sustained period of time it sort of feels like you are dying. When my heart was normalized and I was released I took the following steps to improve my life:

  • Quit smoking cigarettes
  • Developed good eating habits
  • Working out at a gym daily
  • Started seeing a therapist
  • Vipassana meditation
  • Stretches and exercises at home

I’m happy to report that I’ve lost 33 pounds and I feel better than I’ve felt in a long time. I plan on adding yoga, hiking and massage into the mix in the coming weeks.


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Lego Robot Rock

Domenico and his Engineering Club team-mates are building a Lego Mindstorms EV3 Robot. This particular build can move, detect color and open doors.

Photo on 11-10-14 at 4.26 PM #2

Photo on 11-10-14 at 4.25 PM

Dirt-Simple Overlay

Does your system get all whim-wham when your users get all clicky? Have you inherited a system that gets all whim-wham when your users get all clicky? Hold those extra clicks at bay with this dirt-simple overlay (just add JQuery).