Hi, I'm James Dullaghan. I am a designer/developer. I work primarily in Rails, but have experience with HTML/CSS/jQuery, sqlite, postgres, Adobe Creative Suite, 3ds Max. I love solving puzzles. I am endlessly curious. I love automobiles, comedy, and technology. I appreciate you taking the time to check out my portfolio website. Feel free to get in contact via the contact page.

WIP: Grassfed Tracker

Written on July 05, 2013

I've been working on a project in my free time, that is a dashboard to track statistics for Dave Asprey's Bulletproof diet. As it sits, the user authentication and oauth are working. I have taken foods listed in the informational pdf and gathered the nutritional informati...


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My latest project, mapping for a cause.

Written on June 08, 2013

My most recent work endeavor was for my brother. My task was to build a prototype application for non-profits to map projects they have worked on in recent times. This is done in order to track resources allocated to projects, as well as give a visual representation of pr...


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Refuting Taleb's "The future will not be cool"

Written on May 06, 2013

These are merely my thoughts on the matter. I feel as though the trajectory of technological advancement and "Taleb's" personal vision of the future are two seperate things and he is unable to acknowledge that fact. He is let down because reality isn't living up to his...


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Normal is subjective

Written on May 06, 2013

A psychiatrists idea of "normal" VS. a third-world kids idea of "normal" (living in a shack, with no parents, electricity or running water). One would tell you not to steal, kill, rape, or do whatever it takes to survive or perpetuate the species, because it is in fact no...


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Sensory deprivation coding

Written on May 06, 2013

Some of you may or may not have heard about sensory deprivation tanks, but I'm going to talk about them, or try to. Anyone who does any type of work on the computer knows attention can be a very fragile thing. Your back is hunched, eyes squinting, and fingers flying i...


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Novation Launchpad for keyboard shortcuts

Written on May 06, 2013

Something I've always struggled with is remembering keyboard shortcuts. I'm not sure why. Software I grew up using, they have become engrained in memory. I'll never forget the Photoshop 6 shortcuts that became etched in my young impressionable mind. The more I'm bombarded...


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