Ingenious software engineer passionate about working with IoT apps and networks. This inventive techie enjoys melding physical sciences with computer sciences to find innovative and robust answers to peculiar problems. Not intimidated by the technical and nuanced, this computer science graduate from Eastern Washington University works tirelessly to refine and deliver excellent solutions.
Blogs by Austen
Don’t Let Replacing the Expired DST Root CA x3 Bring You Down If you are using an older Mac OS X version to browse the web, it’s likely that you recently started seeing "NET::ERR_CERT_DATE_INVALID" or a similar error in your browser. The error is because the popular certificate DST root ca x3 from the certificate […]
Don’t Copy Formulas: Make Them Yourself With this Power-user Technique! The beauty of Notion.so is that it offers so much flexibility in how you can manage and view your data. Much of this flexibility comes from the column Formula tool. While the possibilities of column data formatting and calculations with a Notion Formula are endless, […]
Learn how to configure an IoT stack all within .NET with Azure Web App Service, SignalR, Raspberry Pi, and ASP.NET! In this Meetup talk, Austen and Grant walk you through everything you need to build a real-time IoT device solution on the Azure Web App Service. With the accompanying GitHub repo, you can follow along […]
Reduce Friction: Migrate to Azure Active Directory (AAD) and Keep Your Previous Accounts’ Data and Profiles I recently joined a small office of Windows 10 computers to Azure Active Directory (AAD join) to improve security and workflow for the company by following Microsoft’s recommended best practices. I needed to do this without taking the extra […]
How I Constructed a Plane to Deliver Snacks A few years ago, I saw an article about Zipline, a medical supply distribution company. They use an ingeniously designed plane system to deliver blood and other vital medical supplies to remote hospitals in Uganda. I thought that was the coolest use of RC aircraft drone I […]