With the Olympics around the corner, I decided to put together a couple of basic wallpapers from some images I found on the web. Feel free to use them.
I recently created a Twitter account (@SaysMacbeth) that tweets all of Macbeth’s lines from the eponymous play. It was a fun exploration that resulted in a number of scripts to automate the process, and a new domain (SaysMacbeth.com). I’ll post the steps it took to create all of the parts, but for now you can … [Read more...]
Today, I am taking part in a conversation with many members if the School of Computing and Academic Studies (SoCAS), in which I teach my course COMP 1950. Discussions are focused on creating the dream of where we want to be, which allows us to build the reality of how we get there. It’s a … [Read more...]
4 days ago while moving boxes upstairs from the basement, I had a back twinge. Later that day the twinge turned to severe pain. By the next morning I couldn’t walk without significant pain. I went to go see a physiotherapist yesterday and he confirmed that I have a disc problem, causing my sciatic nerve … [Read more...]
A year ago, my friend Derek Miller passed away from cancer after a 4-year fight that he documented on his site, penmachine.com. His last post, which he entrusted to me, went viral (CBC, Daily Mail UK, Globe, MeFi, Brisbane Times, among many others) and was seen by millions of people around the world. I was … [Read more...]