Portal 2

by admin on April 21, 2011

Just finished playing single-player mode of Portal 2 and it was fantastic. Looking forward to the multiplayer campaign. Just need to find someone to play with. Here’s my re-creation of the BSOD from Portal 2. Enjoy!

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Things I <3: AirVideo

July 8, 2010

Now that I’ve been using my iPad for a while, there are certain programs I can’t imagine living without. One that I use on an almost daily basis is AirVideo, a delightful solution for streaming video across a local network. It’s a downloadable computer-side program that runs to stream video from any accessible location to […]

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I <3 dropbox

April 14, 2010

Finally got around to trying dropbox. I wish I had tried it earlier, before I spent all that time fiddling with subversion. It does exactly what I want, sync a local copy of files with the cloud automatically across all my computers. This is so much better than having to copy things to a usb […]

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PDF markup on the iPad

April 12, 2010

Just a quick note for those of you looking for a program to do PDF reading and markup (highlighting, commenting, etc) on the iPad. As of right now (4/12/10), Papers does not offer these features. I’m hoping they will soon so that I can keep all my PDF work confined to a single program. In […]

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I love this coffee mug

January 30, 2010

It’s just the right size (12 oz.), and the handle is a comfortable shape. Sadly Starbucks seems to no longer be selling these. Anyone know where I can find a few more?

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What I need on the iPad

January 28, 2010

As a student and researcher, there are a few basic things I’m looking for in the Apple iPad A word processor Web browser PDF reader with markup At the Jan 27th presentation, Apple announced that each of the iWork applications was ported over for the iPad (Pages, Keynote, Numbers), so that takes care of the […]

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Docstoc: making money off pirated documents

January 17, 2010

I was browsing through my Google Reader this evening when I ran across a Google Alert that came up for my name. Upon further investigation, the alert came from a site called docstoc that was hosting a PDF from the UConn Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa. I’m 100% sure that neither I (as acting webmaster), […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

January 1, 2010

Yes it’s trite, but it’s time once again to make resolutions for the coming year. Here are mine, and how I plan to accomplish them. Create more, consume less This is the year where I’m going to try and spend more time making things and less time passively consuming things. I dropped my cable in […]

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On the state of academic writing

December 13, 2009

Before I get to work on writing of a substantial means, I would really like to have a good system in place for handling things. All I really want is: A way to mark up the document into sections A way to easily cite references (ideally drag & drop) A way to format that document […]

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