Bash Command Prompt Flair on a Mac

A couple of months ago I was going through Apple's Introduction to Swift, wherein they mentioned that Swift's support of unicode allowed that you could use emoji as variable names. They were quick to point out that it was a bad practice, and you shouldn't do it, but it was kind of fun. More recently, I was in my terminal and I wondered if there was [...]

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Shameless plug for a contest entry

As the title says, this is a shameless plug. If you don't know what that is, it's a common expression that means "I have no excuse for this except my own self-interests. I'm [...]

Gadget FlashBack: The Apple Newton MessagePad

What can possibly more be said about the Newton, that hasn't been said already? I'm not really sure, but something drove me to own one... actually, I owned a MessagePad [...]

My DIY NAS

I've been looking forward to posting this for weeks, nay months. I would have to say that this project started out as an entirely different project early on. I stumbled [...]

Kindle iPhone App

I've never been really into ebooks. The primary trouble has always been a matter of how to read them. Computers are inconvenient because they're only in one place. Though I do [...]

Throwing Skribit into the mix

It's been a few weeks since I setup the blog. I've had a goal to post often, and by often I mean about 3 times a week. I did not realize what that meant at the time I think. I [...]

The Safari 4 Beta – some notes.

In a few words: I don't like it... much I need to be fair though. I need to offer at least arguments for why I don't like Safari 4, and it's important to note that in spite of [...]

iPhone Apps

iPhone apps have been around as long as I've had an iPhone.I got my iPhone about 6 months in, on Christmas of 07, as many people did. Apple hadn't yet allowed iPhone apps [...]

The Atomic Cube

After I got married, I wanted my wife to have a better computer. She was using a 2nd-hand windows computer that was pretty under-powered. She barely used it, so it wasn't [...]

Committing to the Change

Since I learned there was such a thing as a content management system, I've tried more than once to move my website into one. The problem I've universally run into was that, [...]

Blogging

I've been working up to this for several weeks now. I decided recently that I wanted my website to be more than just a landing page for people interested in hiring me. I [...]