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I have been working with DL4J like crazy and figured I would leave a post up about it. Here is
Since my old video streaming tutorial get a lot of view I wanted to add some new info and an
I purchased a diode laser from amazon. Bigger than my older laser. Has pwm cause im fancy. But i needed
I have had some more practice with casting aluminum and now I have even upgraded my oven. My original ovens
So 3d printing has made me pretty lazy. I really hate milling aluminum when I can just 3d print. I
If you didn't know count yourself lucky to find out now.I was dumbfounded and angry when I found out.  I
Vehicle back up cams are kind of a pain to install. this was no exception but the results are nice.
Every project I take on teaches me something new. Oddly enough its never humility. My recent design of an electronic
  1.  Types of gears 2. Gear arrangements 3. Considerations - Strength, speed,  friction/noise/vibration 4. Layout Calculations 5. Hypocycloid 6.
Custom parts are hard to come by. Off the shelf parts are literally forming a trash island in the ocean.
What is the difference between working hard and working smart? I attempt to define that here. A very long time
In order to better speed up my prototyping and in consideration of possibly small scale manufacturing I have begun milling
Why... One of my childhood interests has always been robotics. I think most people have at least somewhat of a
The featured picture for this post is actually a cnc project where my end mill broke moments before completing. But
Want a little bit more? You got it. A bit of backstory on my experience.  I wrote these blog posts
Getting those packets onto a screen. There will be one more post after this talking about some extra classes and
I know, you deserve a nap but please hang in there. The file I'm referencing is in the last post
 Getting to what you really read all this stuff for. -> Get the transfer h264.java file referenced in this article
Alright, your have the taste of blood in your mouth and you like it. Lets dive deeper and actually try
The last section was tough, it only get tougher. As I said, the mp4 file is streamed and then data
  1. First we need a camera 2 object to record our video -> Here is the code myvideo.java <- 
2020 update  Where I go over better methods on android and give some quick ffmpeg tips     I'm not
I needed to allow my easy receipt app to do a few simple things. -A way for the user to
If you are building an app with the android camera2 api here are my thoughts after fighting with it. (Full
Recently I started painting. As an unexpected perk the leisure activity is reducing my inability to examine the ui for
Thanks to googles text recognition API I was able to effortlessly get text from the receipts I wanted to parse.
Easy receipts is an app I made that allows you to easily organize your receipts. Any one who has had
electric skateboard   Describing my electric skateboard build. I have only driven this board seven miles so I cant say
easy time card app android   Updated and revised   After releasing the easy time card app I realized that
git tutorial / cheat sheet     Using Git was a bit of a headache the first time around. I
On my app I wanted to include an introductory video loaded directly ino the app instead of pulled form an
In my recent project I needed to build a pdf and email it to a user. Android has a great
How I drew a live bar chart in my sound proofing and STC app available on google play Fast Fourier transform FFT android
How I broke down the sound waves in my sound proofing and STC app available on google play   In
The essence of construction if building a barrier between us and the elements of nature or often, just as importantly,
Interested in some recent projects completed?   Laboratory Long Beach, Ca This project was local and was a cinch to
Interested in some recent projects completed?   Laboratory Long Beach, Ca This project was local and was a cinch to
Many offices today are still filling out paper time cards. Why you ask? Nefarious software integration The learning curve Bugs
Many offices today are still filling out paper time cards. Why you ask? How nefarious software integration is The learning
The foot candle light meter is one of the first apps developed. Very simple yet handy for construction professionals. Most,
  When performing construction work to a commercial property it only makes sense to consider these expenses as an investment. Will
  When performing construction work to a commercial property it only makes sense to consider these expenses as an investment. Will
This was a gym construction in which I did the majority of the work and the owner pitched in or
This was a gym construction in which I did the majority of the work and the owner pitched in or
This job was in Carson a. A customer from a previous job asked me to waterproof a new bathroom installation
This job was in Carson a. A customer from a previous job asked me to waterproof a new bathroom installation
This warehouse is built against a small hill. As you can see in the pictures there are existing rain gutters
This warehouse is built against a small hill. As you can see in the pictures there are existing rain gutters
Here is the video I talk about my plasma cutter This video is great for instruction but has no video
Here is my video with general info   For my milling set up right now I’m using a 2 horsepower
So I decided to build my own temperature control unit. Here is my, Errrr masterpiece. 3D printer temperature controller  Here
Here is the overview videos There are several parts you will need to convert a CNC to a 3D printer.
Check out my video on Software  Software I use two computers, one for design and one for machine control. This
Check out the video Stepper Motors I chose 425 O.Z. inch stepper motors because I wanted to have some strength
In my pursuit of designing and building new things I have constructed a CNC machine of my own design with
Here is a list of all my posts regarding my CNC machine. My Basic Setup Motors and Electronics Software and
      This was a job in Santa Ana Ca. A customer had had me bid a larger 1+
      This was a job in Santa Ana Ca. A customer had had me bid a larger 1+
Insert witty quote from Benjamin Franklin about taxes here. I found the new fee schedule here.   Application and Licensing
One of the best reasons to call me is versatility. I can do the framing, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and drywall
One of the best reasons to call me is versatility. I can do the framing, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and drywall
This was a small job for a friend in long beach. We needed to install a ring doorbell into a
This was a small job for a friend in long beach. We needed to install a ring doorbell into a
This job was in Huntington beach California. The customer was a general contractor that had a floor in terrible condition.
This job was in Huntington beach California. The customer was a general contractor that had a floor in terrible condition.
This was a job in Torrance California. I was requested to build a small metal stud enclosure to finish off
This was a job in Torrance California. I was requested to build a small metal stud enclosure to finish off
A lot of people think demoing is easy. It' thankless work carried out by the dregs of society. But fortunately
A lot of people think demoing is easy. It' thankless work carried out by the dregs of society. But fortunately
This was a job in down town Los Angeles. It was an Italian restaurant that I never got a chance
This was a job in down town Los Angeles. It was an Italian restaurant that I never got a chance
This job was a floor replacement job. The customer had asked for a concrete floor stain and I usually don't
This job was a floor replacement job. The customer had asked for a concrete floor stain and I usually don't
This job was located in signal Hill California. It was to help out someone I know personally. Fixing any kind
This job was located in signal Hill California. It was to help out someone I know personally. Fixing any kind
This was a job where an existing slab on city property was right in front of a roll up door.
This was a job where an existing slab on city property was right in front of a roll up door.
There is not much to write about this one. Someone had just moved into a warehouse but in order to
This job was a remodel in Westminster California. Upon initial inspection when the building was intact there was no significant
This job was located in Long Beach California. It was performed for an out of state contractor in a bug
  This job was in Torrance California. It was a concrete wall infill on a tilt up warehouse. I wish
  This job was in Torrance California. It was a concrete wall infill on a tilt up warehouse. I wish
There is not much to write about this one. Someone had just moved into a warehouse but in order to
There is not much to write about this one. Someone had just moved into a warehouse but in order to
This job was a remodel in Westminster California. Upon initial inspection when the building was intact there was no significant
This job was a remodel in Westminster California. Upon initial inspection when the building was intact there was no significant
This job was located in Long Beach California. It was performed for an out of state contractor in a bug
This job was located in Long Beach California. It was performed for an out of state contractor in a bug
This job was a commercial door and window installation in Westminster. Having installed these doors and windows countless times I
This job was a commercial door and window installation in Westminster. Having installed these doors and windows countless times I
This job was a commercial door and window installation in Westminster. Having installed these doors and windows countless times I
This was a job in Carson Ca. The warehouse was getting new offices and needed new heat pumps on the
This was a job in Carson Ca. The warehouse was getting new offices and needed new heat pumps on the
This was a job in Carson Ca. The warehouse was getting new offices and needed new heat pumps on the
This job in Torrance California was a warehouse that needed to close 4 truck docks for a new tenant. However
This job in Torrance California was a warehouse that needed to close 4 truck docks for a new tenant. However
This job in Torrance California was a warehouse that needed to close 4 truck docks for a new tenant. However
This was a job in Torrance California where a new staircase was being installed and the plans called for new
This was a job in Torrance California where a new staircase was being installed and the plans called for new
This was a job in Torrance California where a new staircase was being installed and the plans called for new
     This job was in Irvine California. After offering a proposal to construct this gyms demising wall the went
     This job was in Irvine California. After offering a proposal to construct this gyms demising wall the went
     This job was in Irvine California. After offering a proposal to construct this gyms demising wall the went
This job was the installation of finishes in two clean rooms. The construction of the walls, floors and all the
This job was the installation of finishes in two clean rooms. The construction of the walls, floors and all the
This job was the installation of finishes in two clean rooms. The construction of the walls, floors and all the
If your going into business with someone else there are a few thing you should consider that are very important.
It is your moral responsibility to charge your customers the absolute highest amount possible and to always accept the highest
Paper Contractor: A person who makes a construction contract with the customer and hires subcontractors to perform the complete scope of
Many people who are browsing this website already know the advantages and disadvantages of being self employed. More Money vs
Soco Constructrion Offers Personal Expert Service. Here is a review of all the services offered through Soco construction.    General
Soco Constructrion Offers Personal Expert Service. Here is a review of all the services offered through Soco construction.    General
Soco Constructrion Offers Personal Expert Service. Here is a review of all the services offered through Soco construction.    General
These two study guides are for sale in the products section! These study guides could be in your email inbox
Here is a very inspiring video from Allen Matkins relating to Los Angeles Real Estate Markets. They have also released
Energy - Tenants care about energy requirements. Now that you must disclose energy use to all new tenants in California
I really want to share my opinion on how to best design a commercial rental building. After working on many
Types of permits: Municipalities often require different types of permits other than construction permits. These can include Administrative Use Permits
In California the law requires a safety or tailgate meeting every 10 working days. There are two important things to
You want more money and less work. Your company wants more work for less money. It’s an important step in
I rarely see good contracts. Most people just make some stuff up without really thinking about what they are doing
Most contractors don’t build a significant marketing database but they should.  Email marketing is a key strategy in keeping your
A business plan is an essential tool for a business owner. This business plan is as good for a fortune
Soco Construction offers office construction services in Los Angeles. You can contact us at (949) 922-7955 or cagney@sococonstruction.com Here are
Soco Construction offers warehouse construction services in Los Angeles. You can contact us at (949) 922-7955 or cagney@sococonstruction.com Here are
SOCO Construction specializes in commercial construction in Los Angeles. Take a look at some of our past projects. Sometimes in
There seems to be a few common problems owner builders run into. On average I get called to about 6
Building Inspections reports deliver information about a building current physical condition and safety issues. At Soco Construction we can offer
There are a wide variety of reasons you may need to hire an independent third party inspector. Construction inspection allows
On January 4th of this year the lead free mandate for new construction requires lead free fittings to be installed
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqjF7HKSaaI   From Investopedia "The illegal practice of short selling shares that have not been affirmatively determined to exist. Ordinarily,
Cost segregation is something people don’t talk about often. Most people are aware of tax depreciation associated with investment properties.
To use a basic standard when considering laws makes sense in the following ways. People are naturally good and most
Pretend inferiority and encourage his arrogance   -Sun Tzu   This quote can mean so much it's hard to really
More materials price increases have been announced by suppliers. Price increases of 10% in materials costs for the start of
cost segregation is something people don't talk about often. Most people are aware of tax depreciation associated with investment properties.
Energy compliance laws are just around the corner. July 1st to be exact Visit this link at the Ca.gov website for further
SB407 was approved in 2009 but started to take effect January 1st 2014. Basically another step forward on water conservation
Paul Anglin's Study concerning real estate language has been floating around for some time but I just recently bumped into
Energy compliance laws are just around the corner. July 1st to be exact Visit this link at the Ca.gov website for further information. What
View the full document here. Mark Speigel from the San Francisco Fed details his optimistic opinions.   A few points to
The minimum wage hike is not a huge problem in itself. Its a problem of government and voter psychology. The
Re blogged From conststudy.com Green roofs are great! They offer a great element of style to any structure and are
Paul Anglin's Study concerning real estate language has been floating around for some time but I just recently bumped into
2014 California Construction Law Update Re blogged from calconstructionlawblog.com By Garret Murai, December 2, 2013 Approximately 2,000 bills were introduced in the California
 An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.     - Benjamin Franklin   Benjamin Franklin was a very
Soco Construction offers consulting services participating as a designer, contractor, manager or third party auditor.     Business - You
The truth about commercial construction is that not all construction companies are the same. Soco Construction can go toe to
I hope you enjoy reading some of my thoughts as I post about business life in southern california.  
Finding the right general contractor to handle general construction services can be a daunting task. Southern California, including Los Angeles