A recent update to the Kindle DX answers my #1 complaint about PDF reading on the “big screen” Kindle. Now, the Kindle DX automatically crops the whitespace margins of a PDF file. By removing these “gutters,” the reading experience of a portrait-formatted magazine or journal article has been significantly improved. However, I have to share […]
This press release, announcing “Learning iPhone Programming” and “Developing Large Web Applications” somehow struck me as perfectly fitting the zeitgeist of the development world today.
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Signing off so that I can watch the Oscars spoiler-free. Up “Hurt Locker”! Down “Avatar”! # Edward Tufte takes Gov’t app’t to chair production of reports on recovery spending. http://bit.ly/aTiWaf # First good rain in Kona in months yesterday afternoon. Cleaned out sky for gorgeous stars and blazing mars. # Any other #oceanic cable subscribers […]
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Applying for data-centric jobs. I think of myself as an algorithm / performance guy, so it’s weird to write cover letters with DBA stuff… # USA vs CAN hockey game was epic. Hope it helps NHL. Togue-wearing syrup-suckers: health-care AND gold? # Skinput from CMU and MSR http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCgY_RIvDyE Possible apps: “Ouch! Quit it!” and “Stop […]
Twitter’s buzzing with technolust based on an Engadget article picturing a Microsoft concept-computer. Looks lovely, but the photo is misleading. It shows lines of cursive writing that are fraction of a size of the reader’s fingernail. Take a look at this blowup: Based on my fingernail, that cursive writing is about 3mm tall. You might […]