Michael Hentges Blog

Michael Hentges Blog

Technology, Programming, Chess, and Woodworking!

Recent Posts:
Programming My journey to a new blog tech stack
Even though I’ve been in software development for almost my whole career, I’ve never had the chance to build a website from scratch. I’ve created a WordPress site before - but that hardly counts as programming! Getting Started So when it came time to create a personal blog, I dove...
Ai Google DialogFlow – capturing numbers with voice
The following is my experience working with Google DialogFlow in a voice environment, and the seemingly simple task of capturing long strings of numbers correctly. DialogFlow Overview Google’s DialogFlow environment is a great place to build natural-language understanding applications that automate both text-based (“chatbot”) and voice-based interactions. All of the...
Chess Why I Play Chess
Chess is a game that is centuries old, originating in western Europe in the 1400s. But despite it’s age, it is currently played every day by thousands of people across the world. Current fad, or local customs often influence which games kids learn - but chess is present in almost...