Archives for September 13, 2012

Anyone for a game of pong?

When I look at the Atari Arcade, I get a bunch of gobbledygook but if I click on individual links to individual games, I get an interesting experiment in HTML 5.0 demonstrating old fashioned character-based-graphic style games. Here are the links, but I suggest right-clicking and opening in a new window or tab so you…

Atheist Voices of Minnesota, Unplugged

Have you read, or at least acquired your copy of, Atheist Voices of Minnesota: an Anthology of Personal Stories? Just so you know, it is an anthology of (just like the title says) personal stories of individuals’ journey to atheism. And, those people are writing from a Minnesota perspective. There are a lot of really…

There comes a time in each person’s life when it is time to change the wallpaper. And the drapes, but we’ll focus on wallpaper here. And by wallpaper I mean the picture on your computer screen that is normally covered by icons and open windows. I came across a few neat individual wallpapers, as well…

To Do List Software for Mac

I tried out a few “to do list” applications for the iMac and thought I’d pass on what I learned. I wanted to see if anything was more useful or more interesting than Reminders, supplied with the iMac. Conclusion: No, but one app has promise once they get it to work for syncing to a…

Learn To Code

My friend Adria Richards on why you should learn to code: More details, especially if you are a girl, here. Books mentioned in the video: Learn to Program, Second Edition (The Facets of Ruby Series) The Book of Ruby: A Hands-On Guide for the Adventurous Eloquent Ruby (Addison-Wesley Professional Ruby Series) Design for Hackers: Reverse…