Knowing .NET Sometimes a coder who writes, sometimes a writer who codes. Formerly, a coder who edited magazines.

March 31, 2010

Wordless Wednesdays – Io

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March 28, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-28

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 4:00 pm
  • RT @rickasaurus: Astronomers Find Black Holes Do Not Absorb Dark Matter #space #
  • Conservatives reacting with same fury & dismay that liberals reacted to Iraq 7 yrs ago. My theory: “we’ll muddle along.” #
  • Resolver One (Python-powered and -programmable spreadsheet) is one of my 2-3 top new apps in the past decade. Buy it on 3/31 for $40. #
  • They just hit a sewer pipe at Hualalai Center #
  • Content-Aware Fill looks awesome, but will it be in CS5 or is it just a demo of a future capability? #
  • My lack of graphic skill is killing me on this demo. Good code, but I just know that the reaction is going to be “Ugh! That’s not pretty!” #
  • As I look at a piece of JavaScript ‘));});’ I think how amusing it is that people complain about LISP’s parentheses #
  • Heavy vog today in Kona… :-( #
  • Almost pau hana… #
  • Pau hana! No work til Monday… #
  • What is the equivalent of GGeoXml in Google Maps API 3? #lazyweb #google_maps #geolocating #
  • I love it when a plan comes together… #

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March 27, 2010

This Does Appear To Be The Accepted Definition….

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 2:36 pm

Original: Matthew Mason

But this… Is not our planet. This is … Puna.

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 7:34 am

Adrian Brody and company go mauka from MacKenzie Park and get some stink-eye.

March 26, 2010

A Real Turing Machine

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 7:59 am

Amazing. This guy created a real Turing machine built around a dry-erase marker, film leader, and a Webcam.

March 24, 2010

Wordless Wednesdays: Feral Jungle Cock

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 9:01 am


March 23, 2010

Interview with Mark Michaelis, Author of Essential C#

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 9:53 am

My interview with Mark Michaelis, author of Essential C#.

March 22, 2010

Recently Bookmarked…

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 8:28 am

March 21, 2010

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-21

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 4:00 pm
  • Hadn’t heard about the Massa scandal before SNL last night. Now: Happy that I refer to my favorite pastime as “freediving,” nor “snorkeling” #
  • LOL: #
  • I love music but $380K for HI County brass band is stupid. Defund and let ’em raise funds as nonprofit. Put $ in music educ or fix potholes #
  • Jetski becomes Hovercraft becomes Plane. $13K. Ridiculous markup! The plans can be bought from comic books for $10 #
  • When you create a patch for FOSS while working for a client, do you credit client with patch (“This patch supported by…”) or somesuch? #
  • The one day a year Tina can’t veto me playing Stiff Little Fingers really, REALLY loudly. #
  • Spend 90% of your money today on women and Irish whiskey. Waste the rest. #
  • Note to self: Never get another haircut from a barber leaving town in 4 days. #
  • RIP Alex Chilton: #
  • Kindle for Mac S/W Now Available: #
  • XBox has died: locks up with graphics freeze shortly after boot. eBay used console or spend 3x for new unit? #
  • “What would you do with 48 cores?” AMD contest, $8K hardware prize. Deadline 3/24 #
  • Is it true that film stock is transparent to IR? So can you make an IR filter for your DSLR from a med-format negative of a graycard? #
  • Alan Zeichick’s dead-on take of CocoaTouch vs. Android vs. Win7 Phone: #
  • Yep. #
  • Passed sign waver dressed as a mattress. In Hawaii. At 11am. #living_the_dream #
  • Elapsed time: 14 minutes. My costco-Fu is unbeatable! #
  • “Multicore requires OS rework, Windows architect advises” via @rickasaurus -> MS is just realizing this NOW? Can’t be. in reply to rickasaurus #
  • Happy Spring Equinox! #
  • 4th or 5th rainshower this week in Kona. Looks like the drought’s breaking… #

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March 20, 2010

“MyPad”: My Latest Column for SD Times

Filed under: Uncategorized — larry @ 9:59 am

My latest column for SD Times laments the sad fact that the Tablet PC has never generated a fraction of the development demand of the iPad.

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