…I would recruit my theatre and music friends to wear it during performances. People always ask what it’s like to be onstage, backstage, what we see, how we feel. It would be amazing to live stream and/or record, letting audience-goers experience it from their favorite character’s or musician’s perspective.
The following is a blog post I wrote on June 6, 2006… a little more than 6 years ago. While I was at a beer.js meetup, I got to talking about this particular post with Joe McCann. Now, here I am, posting it to my blog, as he requested. This is wisdom from the years [...]
The programmer, like the poet, works only slightly removed from pure thought-stuff. He builds his castles in the air, from air, creating by exertion of the imagination. (…) One types the correct incantation on a keyboard, and a display screen comes to life, showing things that never were nor could be. Frederick P. Brooks, Jr. [...]
Companies in Silicon Valley are well-known for their perks. In the midwest, if not the whole country, the stories are legendary: fully-stocked micro-kitchens, three square meals a day, beer flowing from the bathroom faucets… it’s enough to make any geek envious, (and curious). Once I started at Facebook, I was excited to see exactly how [...]
Yesterday, I saw this tweet from Smashing Magazine: I took a look at the form, and I must say I was impressed too. Unfortunately, I was using TweetDeck on my iPhone… as a result, I didn’t see the contact form at all because the background image didn’t load very fast. That prompted me to post [...]