He’s close. Very close. We’d better finish the baby proofing soon.
2015 edition. Also Jaramillo’s last match as a Masacote.
A while ago, after we installed our Nest thermostats in our respective homes, Jaramillo and I got together and created a LabVIEW API for controlling the Nest – meaning it makes it super easy to control the Nest from your LabVIEW (NI‘s graphical programming language) program.
My guess is that the number of 1) LabVIEW programmers with a 2) Nest thermostat who want to 3) write their own programs to control it is quite small. But it was a nice little learning project.
It has since been posted in LabVIEW MakerHub and improved upon. They even made a video:
I expect zero The MKX® readers to use it, but at least it’s now been recorded here for posterity.
Favid Dinkelstein (not his real name) tipped me off on the fact that I now dominate the results of Google Image Search for the term “jewfro”. Go see for yourselves, I’ll wait.
Ok, I am not the first result. But close. This may be my biggest accomplishment ever. I beat notable jewfros included but defnitely not limited to:
- Andy Samberg
- Howard Stern
- Jonah Hill
In order to commemorate this, and knowing that Google will surely tweak their algorithms until I’m off the list because I don’t use Android, I took a giant screenshot which I have annotated and post here for posterity. Click on it to zoom-in.
This is a true Internet classic.
11 s faster than last year.