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”
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 have a very clear daily rhythm. My best writing, clarity, creativeness, code, whatever happens in the first 5-6 hours after I wake up in the morning. After that, my ability to concentrate drops off significantly. My energy level slows significantly. By the evening, it’s almost like I’m viewing the world as a different person.Continue reading “The art of the power nap”
I’m using an infrared range sensor for the real life Hal. The Sharp GP2Y0A02YK0F – Infrared Proximity Sensor Long Range – While testing his motions, I was noticing some pretty erratic behavior, so I decided to collect some data on the sensor values on a fixed object, while Hal was not moving. This is aContinue reading “Infrared Sensor Data for Hal”
My wife and I are creative people. We’re creatively different (you might say opposite) but often known as people with the ideas. I didn’t say “all the good ideas”, just “ideas”. We like to change. Your brain is wired to recognize patterns. It’s very very good at it. The lazy thing for your brain toContinue reading “We like to move”
As if phones didn’t already do enough, one of the latest mobile apps transforms iPhones and iPod Touches into portable charge card terminals. ProcessAway plugs into Authorize.net’s payment processing platform, allowing entrepreneurs to accept credit card payments anywhere they can access the internet. via App turns iPhone into a credit card terminal – Springwise.
I was looking through some old stuff I’ve collected over the years and found some old copies of Omni Magazine. If you don’t remember or have never seen it, it was a blend of science and science fiction in one magazine. A place to explore ideas. I loved it. Publications like this just don’t seemContinue reading “I’d like to do something like Omni Magazine”