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Posts related to programming, gadgets, web design, and general code/hacking.
This little hack lets you export BadElf GPS logs to Dropbox and eventually to a website that can display your tracks (and share them with friends/family).
One of the more acute results of spending some time in a product-oriented or product management role like the one I spent at Google this past summer is that you suddenly become aware of a lot of the consequences and thought processes that go into rolling out a new feature.
Reds are where tourists take photos, blues are where locals take photos.
I took some time to implement Johnny Chung Lee’s 2007 Wiimote hack and it was surprisingly easy to deploy.
Haptico is a little app that I made over Christmas break that lets your phone tell you if you’re headed in the right direction without having to take out the phone.
On January 13, 2005, I purchased chronicled.org from Globat.com, and it entered registration 3 days later.
Merry Christmas everyone! I assume a good number of people have gotten something iPhone/iPad related this year, and I’ve had the opportunity to test out several newsreader apps for a couple weeks and hope to share my results here.
It looks like iOS5 made things a little complicated with regards to loading customized lock screens (like LS Nimbus, where the weather images wouldn’t load and the black bar would remain) so I’ve created a tutorial that will let you get yours working in no time.
Cydia packages you’ll need:
Slide to Unlock Killer
LS Nimbus iOS5 version here
As before you’ll want to open and edit LockBackground.html and search for “locale”, and replace your city instead of mine.
In order to keep myself accountable for the next 10 days or so I have to brush up on my algorithms (in anticipation of interviews), I’ve decided to log a few of the algorithms I come across while on my hunt for interesting questions that I may be asked, specifically to prevent myself from getting stage-fright whenever someone asks me to write up a piece of code on a blank whiteboard.
Image via Andreas Westh
After toiling about setting up my own WordNet Similarity system (see link) and realizing that such a good system has not been very active since 2008, I decided to give it a stab and make it easier for other people to do the same.