Monthly Archives: March 2011

How do you Describe Software?

I was talking to my father-in-law yesterday. He’s not a software guy, but we were discussing the HR system he uses at work. He speaks very deliberately, always saying exactly what he means. When he was looking for a word to describe the ideal HR software, he settled on “capable”. Capable. As in, it does […]

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Productivity Hack: Still Learning Edition

A few weeks ago, I set a goal for myself to finally get around to doing the handful of half-started personal projects I’ve promised various people I would finish. I called it Unbroken Promise Month. As you may have guessed from the lack of exciting posts recently, this hasn’t exactly gone according to plan. However, […]

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How to Make a Colour Selector with HTML5 Canvas

Over the weekend, I attended HackOTT, a hackathon here in Ottawa that encouraged everyone to play around with some neat third-party APIs. It was a lot of fun seeing the awesome apps everyone came up with, and even though we didn’t get to demo, I’m happy with how much I learned. My team was comprised […]

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