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What a difference another finger makes

What a difference another finger makes. Prior to 2005(?), almost all consumer touch-based UI systems used a single finger or pointing device. The multi-touch revolution is just starting. Very cool stuff. Perceptive Pixel Demo (credit to unmarshall for the link)

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New Web Site in Objective-C via Javascript

I was checking out this new web site by these guys called 280 North. Essentially, they built a web version of Keynote and they are calling it 280Slides. It looks really slick/nice and they did a great job with the … Continue reading

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Another interesting word: malapropism

Malapropism I was reading an article about the economy, and they were discussing the current ‘speak’ from the top talking heads (the major banks and the fed). The writer brought in the old quote from Yogi Berra… “it ain’t over … Continue reading

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rocio romero – the LV Series

Nice design (which reminds me, I need to redo this site sometime soon)

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Warm Planet Bikes – They Are the Best

About a week and a half ago, I had a bike commute issue. I got a flat tire on my rear tire before I arrived at the train. I didn’t have a spare. I didn’t have any tools. I had … Continue reading

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Great Yegge Quote

He understands my old pain… Real-life use case: let’s say you’re a programmer who writes in C++. You will, of course, spend most of your working day playing Solitaire and reading reddit, because C++ is too goddamned stupid to do … Continue reading

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JT Herman Plaza 3

JT Herman Plaza 3 Originally uploaded by drudru Photo 3 – a portion of the Tibet protest, China support for the Olympic Torch

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JT Herman Plaza 2

JT Herman Plaza 2 Originally uploaded by drudru Photo 2 – a portion of the Tibet protest, China support for the Olympic Torch

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