LittleGadget Update Feb 2017

Well, it's been half a year. Figure I might as well reflect on how things have been going. What's been going on? Here is my Youtube video count score of new content in the last 6 months: 1 One video is... really not a lot. Especially when I had so…

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Why is my two year old video on Metal Gear still viewed?

On August 16, 2015, I released a video about Metal Gear. Since then it has become my most viewed video, currently with 35k views, ~200 comments, and ~400 likes (and ~90 dislikes). It is my most successful video, basically single-handedly responsible for keeping my channel somewhat afloat, despite it being…

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Breath of the Wild DLC

The ongoing saga of Season Passes continues. Nintendo announced today (Feb 14) that they plan to offer what they call an Expansion Pass at launch for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. The pass is detailed in a short video by Eiji Aonuma. Basically there will be two…

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Nintendo Switch Toronto Preview Tour

On January 28th, I got a chance to check out the Nintendo Switch at the Preview Tour event in Toronto. It was a fantastic time, and while most of my pictures unfortunately didn't turn out, everything from the console itself to the event's presentation blew me away. (It helped that…

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Dark Souls and Social Interaction - Behind the Scenes Part 2

Part 1 | Conception, Research, Writing Part 2 | Voice Over and Planning Part 3 | Video Editing (coming soon) Well, It's been quite a while since the last behind-the-scenes. Three months, actually—I did that at the end of July. By that time I had something of a final draft done. Shortly…

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Berenstein-Mandela Effect Explained from the AVGN video

So the 2016 Angry Video Game Nerd Halloween episode just came out, and it was one of my favourite yet! I wasn't that big a fan of the Beavis and Butt-Head episode, but I think that's more because I don't know too much about Beavis and Butt-Head at all. If…

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A Brief Flash of Whales

Of course, just as I begin to think that the whole Whale thing was a summer-only event, in comes a new pod of whales and quotes. I still think that we won't be seeing many more drawings as the is weather gets wetter and colder. Part 1 Part 2 Part…

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Markdown in an ember.js app

last updated Sept 22/16 I'm trying to build a web app for creating and organizing "cue cards" for research articles. You can find the github repo of my project here: Acardema (stupid name is temporary) This is still all early-stages, mostly I'm learning about ember.js and databases and…

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A Web App for managing research paper notes

Note Apps seem to have become the "Hello World" for web app tutorials. Not sure how long it's been this way, but I think it's a good place to start for anybody. A Note App is easy to conceptualize while involving many levels of complexity; user-interface styling and interactions with…

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The Last of the White Whales

Things seemed to slow down, and then stop. edit: just kidding they're back. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Unfortunately I was off campus most of August and so probably missed a bunch of the whale sightings. The artist however seemed to stop right as the Summer term ended. Makes…

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Piano in CSS and HTML

When I first started working on the Digitizing Bach app, my first task was to create a Piano menu. It's been a while, but I remember this being tricky to get down. Especially as, at the time, I was just beginning to learn about HTML and CSS. Eventually I got…

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Dark Souls and Social Interaction - Behind the Scenes Part 1

This project has actually been a long time coming. Part 1 | Conception, Research, Writing Part 2 | Voice Over and Planning Part 3 | Video Editing (coming soon) The idea for a Dark Souls video was originally born from a collaborative effort with youtuber Ally Mushka. Unfortunately the "collaboration" part was dropped…

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LittleGadget Production Plan 2016

It has been 5 months since my last video on my Youtube Channel, LittleGadget. I'm sad to say that, as far as the channel is concerned, I've nothing to show for that time. I streamed a number of times through Youtube Gaming online with my sister, although haven't found time…

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McMaster and the White Whale (Part 2!)

This is a continuation of a previous post. You can download all the photos I've taken of these whales here. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 There is an artist that is still going around McMaster campus leaving chalk drawings of whales and leaving mysterious notes. At first, it was…

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