I have rereleased a Tumblr theme I made in 2012: Marble Interface, an eloquent, dark green marble theme. The theme is pending approval into the Tumblr market, but for the time being you can grab the HTML template from GitHub.
Wow Character Info, available at wowchar.info , is built on CakePHP and deployed to Heroku. After providing a realm and character name, the app queries the Battle.NET character API, caches character info, and generates a quick stats view that can be shared on Facebook, Twitter, or Google Plus, among others. This project is just a… Continue reading
Early in March I got to see Jad Abumrad speak in person at an ASU Emerge presentation at SkySong, Arizona State University’s “Scottsdale Innovation Center”. The video attached to this post is a recording of the presentation. Ars Robotica robot at ASU Emerge. pic.twitter.com/SoseF7V6Yg — C1V0 (@C1V0) March 7, 2015
To understand where we’re going, it helps to know where we’ve been. Where Wizards Stay Up Late is the history of the progression of the Internet from concept to creation. Writing in prose that reads more like fiction than non-fiction, Hafner and Lyon present “the origins of the internet” and the stories that accompany it.
This is in response to a question on choosing backup solutions for a WordPress project. My response has grown beyond the maximum allowed response length, so I have moved it here to my blog. Forgive me, it has been a while since I last used WordPress, but this should be general enough to apply to… Continue reading
Book review of The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein, set in future dystopian lunar colonies made up of underground burrows and tunnels where Earth’s exiles live.
Freakonomics: A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything is the pop-economics non-fiction product of economist Steven Levitt and New York Times journalist Stephen Dubner. Building on a neo-classical approach to economics, the authors argue that economics, at heart, is the study of incentives.
A TED lecture on Flow (psychology), the mental state of operation in which a person becomes immersed in a feeling of focus, described by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi.
Prototype open-source Polymer element shared on GitHub allowing you to preview World of Warcraft character info pulled from the Battle.net API using a custom web component.