Jerseyman Triathlon Sprint : race report 1

Jerseyman Triathlon Sprint : race report
Today I took part in the annual JerseyMan Sprint triathlon held at the Spruce Run Park in Clinton, NJ . This was my triathlon of the 2014 season and my first on this course. It was a sprint distance event although the the bike portion was extended because of some road work so it wound up ...

2014 Newport 10k

2014 Newport 10k
Today my friends and I took part in the annual 2014 edition of the   Newport 10k . Newport, NJ is a busy commercial and residential neighborhood near Jersey city,  located across the Hudson River from lower  Manhattan, NY. It features modern condominiums, brownstones and a rich Financial and business office parks along the Hudson river. ...

Race Report: 2014 Rutgers/Unite 13.1 half marathon 2

Race Report: 2014 Rutgers/Unite 13.1 half marathon
Once again it’s mid-April and time for the Rutgers 13.1 Half marathon in New Brunswick. Rutgers Unite 13.1 course (2014 edition) The half-marathon course, is road race traversing most of Rutgers new Brunswick campuses.It starts near the Livingston campus, loops around to the Busch Campus, before crossing the river and finishing on College Ave. This ...

Race Report 2014: Essex Cherry Blossom 10k 1

Race Report 2014: Essex Cherry Blossom 10k
This was the second race of my weekend, yesterday I had done a 5-mile trail run.. Because of the unseasonable cold winter and Spring I  didn’t expect many blooms this year in the 2014  edition of the Essex County Cherry Blossom 10K at  Newark’s Branch brook park. This race is   a popular 10k race held ...

Race Report 2014: Lost Brook Trail Run 5-mile

Race Report 2014: Lost Brook Trail  Run 5-mile
After a pretty miserable winter here in the Northeast,I was glad to be starting my running season.. This will be my first running race of the 2014 season, and this starts off a pretty busy month of April, with 4 more races scheduled in the coming weekends. This run is through a nature preserve in ...

Inspiring Resume designs :: templates

Inspiring Resume designs :: templates
My sister recently asked me to looked at her resume for some advice on how she could spruce things up.  So she sent it over and it seemed fine overall, just your typical chronological list resume  with Contact info in the header and then a reverse chronological order of jobs etc… So I said to ...

Using server-side PHP Datatables (grid) with SQLite / MySQL PDO 37

Using server-side PHP  Datatables (grid) with SQLite / MySQL  PDO
I have been a fan of using datatables for a while and always wanted to generalize the server side example to be able to use SQLite, MySQL or any other PDO supported database. For the longest time in my projects I have used PHP AdoDB as my Database abstraction layer, mostly because it came with ...

How can planes “vanish” in 2014? 1

How can planes
UPDATE (10/10/2014): PBS Series NOVA did an interesting episode on this topic.. take a look here. Nova: Why Planes Vanish (Video) UPDATE (12/29/2014): Sadly another aircraft has been AirAsia Flight QZ8501, has gone missing, while this incident seems a bit less mysterious than MH370 , it again underscores the need for real-time GPS (Satellite live telemetry systems. ...

Review Android car stereo radio and navigation 108

Review Android car stereo radio and navigation
My car radio upgrade… What can a $280 buy you? how about an Android car stereo + Navigation, and all the android apps your heart desires. My 40+ minute commute has me in the car for a while, one finds that on these long drives, some interesting audio in the car is pretty important. The ...