Monthly Archives: February 2013

Thinking Aloud Assignment

I took some liberties with this assignment. Since I have been tasked to replace the current BBC website, I couldn’t bring myself to do a thinking aloud on a site that was essentially the walking dead. Rather, I decided to … Continue reading

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When John Carmack talks, you listen

For those who don’t know him, John Carmack II is one of the premier game programmers. He was a co-founder of id Software, which you may have heard of. Among his credits as lead programmer are Wolfenstein 3D, Doom, Quake, … Continue reading

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Augmenting humans

This will probably end up with a supervillain or something worthy of a Micheal Crichton novel, but it’ll be fun while it lasts… Augmented Human ’13 And the football is pretty cool.

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Maryland is a sad, stressed out place

According to Twitter. But hey, we’re better off than those miserable sobs in Louisiana and Mississippi… The Geography of Happiness: Connecting Twitter sentiment and expression, demographics, and objective characteristics of place

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Usability Chapter Six

The book really shows its age here. I think my favorite part was when a couple of paragraphs were given over to describing how to use a scan converter to grab the monitor outputs, with the appropriate caveats about how (RS-170) video … Continue reading

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HE / UAR Assignment

First, here’s a spreadsheet that shows all the comments. Nice comments are in blue, problems are in red: To aggregate, I’ve added a column on the right that has a “meta” description of the issue. After sorting, it can be … Continue reading

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Got and idea and time to write 50 words?

Google wants to hear from you about coming up with stuff for Glass…

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