Category Archives: Technical

Ode to a Keyboard

At some point in college I started having pain in my hands and wrists that seemed to be a direct result of the time that I spent typing. It didn’t cause major hardship and I was able to complete my … Continue reading

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Mysterious Eclipse start-up error

I occasionally run into an issue with eclipse that is totally bizarre. Nine times out of ten, it’s completely opaque and even challenging to use the web to track down someone who articulates the problem in the same way. Luckily … Continue reading

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Google Plus Invites

It turns out that one of my good friends has been working on Google Plus! Very cool. It seems to have some quirks, but it’s been fun playing around with their interface. Some of their UI details remind me of … Continue reading

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How not to work in the USA

As I mentioned in my last post, for the past few months I have spent some time working remotely. I work for a company in the USA that has been extremely flexible about letting me work remotely, and I am … Continue reading

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Rethinking Planning

Apologies for the long delay in posts. The run-up to and through the summer has been eventful, especially on the personal front where I have been spending about two weeks living and working (remotely) from Israel. Quite a change of … Continue reading

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Custom Guitar Pedals

I’ve never had a chance to play around with guitar pedals (except when I played at the House of Blues in Chicago, which is a whole different story), but I was intrigued when I read about a new product from … Continue reading

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JSON, Beans, and GUIs (oh my!)

´╗┐Is it just me or is JSON a pain in the butt to hand-edit? I buy all the arguments that JSON is visually more appealing and easier on the eyes than XML, but I have these lingering doubts about its … Continue reading

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Free Association: Zero Wing and Weather

For some reason when I look at the radar image from the previous post I’m reminded of something out of an 80s video game. The color blob makes me think of a space ship or a weapon out of Zero … Continue reading

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