There has been a lot of excitement this week about the robust support for the Tibetan written language in Apple’s iOS 4.2 for iPhone and iPad. This is a fantastic achievement that many contributed to, and that Apple should be loudly applauded for. Unfortunately, the state of Tibetan on Android is still poor, but not […]Read more "Another small step for a Tibetan keyboard on Android"
This tutorial is part of content I am developed for the NYU ITP course I am teaching this semester, “Social Activism using Mobile Technology”. You can find the original document posted here. This code comes from the open-source project (of which I am the lead developer) located here: http://github.com/nysenatecio/NYSenateMobileApp. If you want to see this code […]Read more "Searching and Playing YouTube Videos using Appcelerator Titanium"
Thanks to amazing work by Tibetan font experts Tom Meyer and Chris Fynn, as well as the Barnes and Noble Nook eInk reader device hackers at NookDevs.com, I have modified my $199 Nook ($149 if you get the wifi only model!) to support proper rendering of Tibetan characters. This is dynamic rendering of Unicode text, […]Read more "The “Took”: Tibetan-enabled Nook eReader"
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"
I’d like to make this post without much fanfare. Just looking to share information on the work I’ve been doing with the fantastically radical team over at the Tor Project, as part of my work on the Guardian Project. We have successfully ported the native C Tor app to Android and built an Android application […]Read more "Orbot: An Anonymous Proxy for Android using Tor"