As with my old subway map, the most difficult parts of creating the new map didn’t involve any programming. The hardest and most time-consuming part by far was cleaning the TTC ride guide and projecting it … Read more
About a year ago I played around with the Google Maps API and created a map containing the TTC subway system. It wasn’t intended to be all that useful as the TTC’s own map contains much more information. Still, that didn’t stop my … Read more
I’m writing this post from within TextMate. It’s a pretty keen editor … not sure if it’s worth the â‚¬39 to me. It’s certainly better than editing from within WordPress.
It’s funny how Mac OS has made me expect so much more … Read more
Iâ€™ve moved my blog to another hosting service and have migrated all my posts to WordPress. Hopefully there are no problems, but if you notice any errors or missing pages please let me know.
Update: Apparently the hosting service I am using has problems with category URLs. I … Read more
Last Wednesday I made my web traffic presentation, which received positive feedback and made some excellent impressions. In retrospect, the agreed upon speaking fee should have been a lot higher. I ended up putting quite a lot of time into the content of the talk, possibly resulting in an hourly rate of less than minimum … Read more
On My Mind
LifeHacker lists two techniques to perfect a french press brew: 1) Don’t cover the press during the brew, and 2) skim the grounds off the top before pressing. I don’t usually cover the press, but I have been known to stir the grinds so they don’t collect at the top, unbrewed. A comment in the … Read more
This Python reader for SPSS .sav files only works on Windows as it requires a DLL.