Crash Report

It's been a productive week of debugging, refining, and refactoring code – all the little items that go unnoticed by users the weeks following a launch. My goal is to always have 0 crashes, but seeing it on App Store Connect always brings me joy.

Machine Learning

Machine Learning (ML) is finally getting a little interesting. These are the results of a quick Python script I cooked up a few weeks ago. Of course, there will be more to come. 🔥🔥🔥

Custom Pillows

An old mentor of mine once said, "If you can't find it, make it". New custom brandennichols.com pillows for the office lounge. Dedication to “The Brand” in 2023.

Inspiring Illustrations

Amazing work by Aleksey Rico. The work done for The Thing board game is inspiring. The illustrations are second to none and the project is rattled with easter eggs. Definitely made me smile. Keep up the awesome work Aleksey. Enjoy »

Twitter Verified

Has the Twitter user experience improved, since being "verified"? Short answer, yes. There is far less bots and spam making it into my feed and DMs. My follower count has taken a hit, but I've never put much value in the follower metric as a determination of audience size and reach. Over the last several weeks, topic trends have improved slightly, but both search and trending platform functionality need some work. Thoughts? DM Me »

Sports Analytics

Spring is always a great time to be a sports fan and numbers geek. The abundance of sports odds apis that have cropped up over recent years has got my inner data scientist jumping with joy. Needless to say, I've gone down the deep rabbit hole of building my own Python desktop client that interacts with the awesome "The Odds API". API Docs »

Project Launch

It's taken a great deal of hard work, building of APIs, redevloping UI/UX interactions, and retooling code, but Version 2.0 of the SRM Concrete iOS and Android universal mobile application is complete. Download »

Building Decentralized Applications

Should you care about DAPPS? How do Decentralized Applications (DAPPS) relate to my business? I had some great questions and input in my INBOX over the last several months regarding the topic. Business leaders from all verticals are really interested in the future of the web and the opportunities ahead. Hit me up to learn more about how DAPPS might impact your business and industry. DM Me »

Non-digital Experiments

By no means do I consider myself an artist, but I do enjoy the challenge of completing a non-digital project. I paint abstract landscapes and like to consider myself, at best, a remedial Neo-Surreal Abstract Landscape Artist. Gallery »

Jean-Michel Inspiration

An artist who rose to success during the 1980s as part of the Neo-expressionism movement and still a major inspiration of mine. Stumbled upon this fine JMB website with awesome parallax movements and animations. Enjoy »

Web3 Got You Down?

You're confused, lost, and downright exhausted hearing about Crypto, NFTs, and The Blockchain. Unfortunately, I feel the pain of the overwhelming hype of the next iteration of the internet. Don't be jadded, Web3 is not Web 2.0. An archive Forbes article I discovered in my saved bookmarks does I great job of simplifying things. Learn More »

Weather Happiness Index

Is happiness based on your location and weather conditions? I decided to spend a Sunday afternoon and put together a quick algorithm to see if the weather determined my mood. GitHub Repo »