Won three first place prizes from Intel Perceptual Computing Challenge (after about 5 days of sleepless mania – me in an ugly blue sweater currently shown on homepage) and 7 other hackathons Q1, scored two more Prototype48.com deals, bringing Q1 weekends-only income to ~$50k — this is how I’m bootstrapping AReality3D. Q2 is starting out [...]
I don’t post on hackernews, not because it’s more noisy and hodgepodge than a Taiwanese peasant barnyard, but because my desired user handle yc is both not being used and forbidden. More recently, I had a spare hour to burn waiting for a Play Store cache to refresh, so I tried posting under my first [...]
The other day, during my talk on KUBIKULO and Mobile 3D Augmented Reality, at SV Code Camp, an audience member asked me where I wanted to take things, whether I wanted to continue just making cool hacks, or to take things towards the enterprise level — somewhere along the lines, I tried answering the question [...]
Oct 7 @ 2:30 pm – Silicon Valley Code Camp – KUBIKULO and Mobile 3D Augmented Reality (as an indie dev) Oct 20 – Urban Prototyping Expo @ downtown SF near TechShop – ProtoAR iOS and Android app demo in the streets (as an indie artist) Oct 29 @ 5:05 pm – Technical Symposium in [...]
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This weekend I had the pleasure (pain) of working with an API with infinite storage and infinite expanse, except it has little documentation and even littler support community. But, it’s basically free S3, when it works… Archive.org API is similar to S3, with objects (files) contained in a bucket (organizer) system. The base url is [...]
Until MariaDB AB has Mac OS X dmg’s, here’s the next best solution to running MariaDB on Mac OS X: sudo port install mariadb-server configure.compiler=llvc-gcc-4.2 If needed, you may need to update the macports repo list before calling the above: sudo port selfupdate sudo port upgrade outdated The second line above will probably take an [...]
My life for the past decade and a half or so seems to be splitting into 5′s. June 1996 to June 2001 – Age 11: Taught myself BASIC and a few other languages from some old library books. Finally signed on the Internet for the first time in 1997. Henceforward, taught myself web design, discovered [...]