Apr 13

FLAvatared for WebDU

See that? Thats right! The organisers of WebDU 2010 have been kind enough to organise a FLAvatar for all their speakers. Damn they look nice! I can stare at myself all day.

Manoj Vekaria and I have been working on our WebDU presentation lately and things are coming along very well. If your going to attend WebDU 2010 and you want to be ‘flustered in lots of dots’(yes that’s my hint) come see our presentation! Continue reading

Apr 06

AIR, its more then you ever imagined!

Wow, the people working on Adobe AIR have some awesome things in the pipeline. They have taken (just about) the same code, and ported it to:

  • Windows
  • Mac
  • Linux
  • Web Broweser
  • Android
  • iPhone
  • iPad

For developers it means alot, but for consumers it means that the same application can run on multiple platforms and it’ll ‘behave’ the same and it’ll have the ‘same’ release date!

Disregardng the fact that the applications made with this are going to go against the user interface guidelines for each and every one of these platforms. You have to agree Continue reading

Mar 23

Western Digital and the sour fruits in this brave new world

I hope that most of the traffic to this post is from the sources such as twitter and search engines like Bing and Google. Today I would like to blog about something very different to what I usually blog about. Today I want to talk about something that I would have never expected to see from a company as large as Western Digital. Today I want to name and shame and this organisation and make even the humble computer nerd think twice before buying consumer electronics with their shiny “WD” logos. Today I’m going to review and express my disgust with Western Digitals products and procedures.

Just a quick background to my situation. Continue reading

Mar 12

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-12

  • Mabey google should be a sponsor for chuck. So many geeks love the show! #
  • @pamelafox OMG… Dr. Pepper is NASTY! Horrible taste in reply to pamelafox #
  • Wow. North ryde train station is deep! #
  • I got the Mac Heist bundle. 7 awesome apps worth $260+ for just $20 and got 3 great bonus apps free! http://bit.ly/heist-it #
  • OMG i just realised that optus's DNS servers automaticaly redirect a url which is "www" to http://www.optuszoo.com.au/ #

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