I want to design a new operating system whose entire user interface is based on navigating through an instance of Dwarf Fortress, you know just for fun. It would be like bringing back Norton Commander, but with a user experience designed by George R.R. Martin. If you wanted access to my data, you must be prepared […]Read more "Dwarf Fortress OS: Security through Insanity?"
DISCLAIMER: I am by no means an expert in this issue – I am just an an enthusiastic hacker with a dream. Also I don’t read Tibetan, but I enjoy looking at it! Thanks to the open-source movement and the hard work of many Tibet supporters and typography experts, I am happy to announce that […]Read more "The Droid's Dharma: Supporting the Tibetan Language on Android"
You might have seen a previous post about the VoteReport for Android I developed. This was done as part of the twittervotereport.com effort, which is aiming to use a variety of communication tools (sms, iphones, g1’s, plain old phone lines) along with open standards and mashup technologies to create an effective tool for tracking problems […]Read more "Externally Visualizing TwitterVoteReport.com"
I hate calling things 1.0, so I didn’t – VoteReport for Android 0.9.4 is released and available in the Android Marketplace (like the iPhone App Store). If you have a T-Mobile G1, just open the Market application and search for “votereport” or simply browse under the Productivity category. You can also download it direct at: […]Read more "VoteReport for Android 0.9.4"
I experienced an interesting phenomenon this morning using Twitter, and I have to believe some sort of automated twitterbot marketing network is behind it. It all begin with an innocent tweet about how I spent the weekend: “MC and I were sick all weekend, so we watched the entire first season of “Mad Men”…. time […]Read more "Attack of the "Mad Men" Twitter-Bots"