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Lightshow, Part 1: Introduction

I like having some light behind my monitor when I’m working in a dark/dim room, as I find it helps reduce eyestrain. I’ve been accomplishing this for years using a simple architect desk lamp that I got back in college, but I’ve lately been wanting something a little more immersive and evenly lit. What I wanted is something like the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box + lightstrip, but that works for my gaming PC which uses DisplayPort.


Well, it’s certainly been a while since I last blogged. Hopefully I’ve done a good enough job of wiping my previous efforts from the face of the internet that you can’t find them :) Since the last I blogged, I’ve done my fair share of career advancement: Graduated from college Got a master’s degree Worked for a defense contractor doing cool high-perf Java for automated mission planning (4.5 years) Worked for a security ratings startup doing whatever’s needed to get the job done (6.