A few weeks ago, someone asked me why I fish in a way that went something like this: “Why do you like fishing? It’s sooo boring, and what did the fish do to you to deserve that anyway? It’s really stupid.” I don’t remember not knowing how to fish. I may have learned to fishContinue reading “Why do you fish?”
The audio quality is shockingly bad in this video. This was on Feb 18th, at Ignite-DC. I’d like to do a new spin on this talk soon. This is an Ignite talk. If you’re not familiar with Ignite, the talks are all EXACTLY 5 mins. You get 20 slides that auto advance every 15 seconds.Continue reading “Inspiring kids by thinking big in space”
I heard a form of this at least 6 times last week: I just don’t know what my customers are having issues with. I told them about all of these things they should be concerned about and then they stopped returning my phone calls. What? Really? No one is more important than your existing customers.Continue reading “What do you mean you don’t know what your customers want?”
I spent much of my day yesterday at the doctor. About a week ago, I pulled a tick off of my leg and now there’s a rash. Yup, Lyme disease. Awesome. Gave me some antibiotics and now they are going to watch me closely. This post is not about that… While I was waiting toContinue reading “Don’t wait for an expert to tell you what you already know”
In 5 days I took 4 pictures. What is wrong with me!?
You can’t use your internet connection for whatever you want You can’t tell those people how you build your rocket. I mean, my God man, what if the Europeans find out how we build rockets. Oh the humanity! You can’t share that video with your friends You can’t eat that, it’ll make you fat soContinue reading “The proliferation of can’t”
I’ve long been a lover of Open Source. Both from a philosophical point of view, and a quality of software point of view. When I got serious about Linux in the 1990’s, I spent a lot of time contributing back to the community. As time has gone by, I’ve been giving back less and less. In 2010,Continue reading “Jumping in with both feet: An Open Source NASA Android app”
mkdir -p ~/Library/Application Support/TextMate/Bundles cd ~/Library/Application Support/TextMate/Bundles git clone git://github.com/szeryf/rails-routes.tmbundle.git osascript -e ‘tell app “TextMate” to reload bundles’
Handmark has an excellent (and free) app for tracking the winter olympics called Winter Sports Live. Get it while it’s hot!