I wrote a Nintendo Game

About six months ago, I wrapped up my formal schooling and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Software Engineering. My final course was a Senior Project where I got to dictate the work that I wanted to do. Because it's been something I've wanted to do for a long time, I proposed to write a game for the Nintendo Entertainment System. Yes - the [...]

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Finding my Footing

Back in February I decided to make a change to this website. It had gone from being a professional showcase to a blog. Part of the change was inspired by my seeing blogs out [...]

WWDC Keynote reflections

First off: No, I was not actually present at the keynote this morning. I was watching updates flow in through the news feed while at work. I wish I had been because it was a [...]

The garage you’ve always wanted: TechShop Portland

A few years back I started to get more nerdy than I had ever been. By more nerdy, I mean that I began to take an interest in a wide variety of things that leaned on the [...]

(My) 2009 Birthday Wishlist

A month from tomorrow is my Birthday. Whenever it comes to a holiday or event that involves some gift receiving on my part, the question inevitably comes "What do you want for [...]

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 [...]