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Konami code on Facebook

Facebook makes a funny. First read about this here. Summary: enter the Konami code (up up down down left right left right B A Enter) outside of a textbox, and you get lens flares with clicks and down/up keys. Interesting! Looking through the static javascript, you can see the easter …

My Olin Mobile Application Development Course

Just a little link love for those that might be interested… I’m teaching a Mobile Application Development course at Olin College this semester. The students decided to go Android over Windows Mobile this time around (no iPhone on the menu). Check it out. We’ve all put a lot of love …

Air speed: 527mph

Posting while traveling 527mph, at 37,740 feet. En route from Boston to San Francisco, and diggin’ the fairly fast in-flight wireless internet access on Virgin America. With Linux-powered in-flight entertainment system, funky Miami-night-club mood lighting, purple plexi-glass cabin dividers, on-screen food ordering, I could really get used to this. Must …

Babson College under siege, the Norovirus edition

From Babson’s Health Advisory page, our neighbors are fighting a solid outbreak of the norovirus. Vomiting, diarrhea, and general gastrointestinal distress. Ouch. The scary thing is the proximity that we all take for granted is definitely going to be the end of us here at Olin. Just read the suggestion …

Sign of the times

Time is probably the single most valuable thing to me right now. Nothing makes that more obvious than looking over at the “Archives” section of this blog and seeing the following month timeline: March 09, October 08, July 08. Yikes. Reading my good friend Debbie’s blog zed equals zee, it …