Archive for December, 2008

Big Love for MM 2 Early Testers

Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

As I’ve written in a prior post, an early version of MemoryMiner 2.0 has been installed at the Magnes Museum Memory Lab for a number of months now. In the last few weeks, testing has been opened up to a small group of early adopters. There’s nothing like getting high-quality feedback from avid testers. This […]

Null, Texas?

Friday, December 19th, 2008

While testing a mapping feature on an iPhone application I was working on (namely using the built in Maps application to show directions between two points on a map), I discovered that – according to Google Maps at least – there are not one, but two places, in Texas called “Null”. View Larger Map How […]

Mac Developer Roundtable Podcast

Friday, December 19th, 2008

Way back in November, the day before the U.S. election, I participated in another Mac Developer Roundtable podcast on the iPhone SDK. These are always fun to record, mostly for the back channel chatter on Skype while recording them. You can find the episode here: Episode 14: The iPhone SDK Those of you interested in […]

Quantified Self Meetup

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Last week, I gave a quick MemoryMiner demo at a meetup of the Quantified Self. This is a group of super-smart technologists, designers, writers, and the like, who recently formed and meet once a month. This time it was at IDEO’s San Francisco office, which is a really cool space in one of the old […]

Coworking In Sunny Carrboro

Monday, December 1st, 2008

I’ve been “back home” in Chapel Hill, NC with my wife and child for the last week. I love coming back to Chapel Hill, the town where I mis-spent my adolescence. In addition to stuffing my face with biscuits and barbecue I’ve been able to take note of how incredibly hip Carroboro has become. How […]