Robert Monahan

portrait of Robert sitting, looking into the camera

A Little About Me

I'm a student pursing a ecology and conservation biology degree and I currently work leading a small team doing smartphone repair and I really enjoy the collaboration that comes from a tight knit group. Take a look at my resume.

I Love

  • The Great Outdoors
  • My Two Beauftiful Cats
  • Ice Hockey
  • Free & Open Source Software

What I like to do

  • Roller Skating
  • Hiking and Camping
  • Reading Sci-fi
  • Playing With Computers

My Strongest Soft Skills

  • Clear Communicator
  • Active Listener
  • Adaptable
  • Cooperative
  • Reliable

My Techincal Skills

  • Smartphone Repair
  • Computer Repair
  • Linux Admin
  • Java Programming
  • Ice Skating & Roller Skating


Replacing Stock Thermal Compound on Two Laptops

Is replacing the stock thermal compound an effective way of improving performance for your laptop? I'll test two laptops and find out how much of a difference new thermal compound makes.

Corebooting a Lenovo ThinkPad X201 Tablet using a Raspberry Pi

Coreboot is a open source BIOS firmware replacement for many motherboards. This tutorial will walk you though the entire process of building and flashing Coreboot to the BIOS chip on a X201t.

Rainbow Maze Solver

Solves mazes from given images and returns a colorful output of how the maze was solved along with the shortest route. Rainbow Maze Solver uses Dijkstra's algrothim to trace its way though the maze with a color gradient thereby showing where it attempted to go. When it finds the end it traces a green line back to the start, giving a clear path from start to finish. Source is freely available on GitHub under GPLv3.

Continental Code

Send International Morse code using your phones flash light and speakers, with this simple to use Android application. Continental code is licensed under the MIT license. Check out the GitHub to get the source code or report an issue.

Available for download on the Playstore.