“Very Superior” Intelligence

My mother has dementia. She has a master’s degree in education and until recently, she has never had difficulty comprehending any piece of verbal or written communication. In just a few short years, I have seen her go from act’s of pure genius to being unable to use 99% of her previous vocabulary.

Q. Why am I telling this? Why do I think you care?
A. The primary purpose of this post is to validate my abilities as a computer programmer(aka software ...

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Introduction to Laravel

Laravel is a PHP Framework For Web Artisans

Please don’t tell my wife this, but, I am leaving her for Laravel. Please don’t get me wrong, my wife is a God-send. The only problem is that she does not do beautiful code quite like Laravel does. No, I am not crazy, Laravel really is that powerful. PHP developers across the globe share my same passion for the eloquent, simplistic yet powerul properties of Laravel.

Considering my newly found passionate love for a ...

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Web Application for Water Data Analysis

Web application is being created for Erie Hack 2017.

Data Problems

Misuse of Data

Use of data standards under any specific domain insure that published data is interoperable with other information systems.

Time Consumption

Environmental scientists are given the task of searching and gathering multitudes of data from a multitude of data sources.


Environmental scientists, institutions and organizations do not always recognize or understand the need for data standards.

Data Solutions


WaterML is a strain of XML developed specifically for the sharing of water data. Use of WaterML ...

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Criminal Computer Hacking

IP addresses from following networks(only a few networks listed) have tried to illegally access this website. As per protocol, I may reach out to each network listed to notify them that a perpetrator(or virus) within their network is trying to illegally access this website through computer hacking. The listing here of these networks does not imply any wrong doing of that network, this is only being listed for a reference point. Most if not all major IP networks have cases of ...

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Quick (Acid Test ) Ratio Calculator

Quick Ratio Demo

“In finance, the Acid-test or quick ratio or liquidity ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately. Quick assets include those current assets that presumably can be quickly converted to cash at close to their book values. A company with a quick ratio of less than 1 cannot currently fully pay back its current liabilities.”
Source: wikipedia.org

Formula for for Quick (Acid Test) ...

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Geographical Information System Web Application

Geographical Information System, Browser Side web application built using Google Maps JavaScript API. Functionality synopsis: 1) Draw on map with GIS geometry(point, linestring & polygon); 2) import/export GeoJSON; 3) upload image overlay; 4) edit image using jquery (width, height, rotate and transparency); 5) drag image with mouse; 6) center map with latitude/longitude and zoom level.

Developers, you are welcome to fork this application here: https://github.com/mikestratton/simplemap

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