Update – Selected for the BBM NYC Hackathon! Here’s my 1000 character pitch. — RIM is holding an BBM hackathon where they’d ship ten developer’s to a hotel in NYC to hack for three days! I’ve been a California girl pretty much all my life – I’ve been to Vegas and Cambridge, but I’ve never [...]
So, it’s an Android smartphone app that opens up the usually highly-visual nature of these devices for blind and visually-impaired people using haptics. The one I demo’d has no visual UI – it’s UX via haptic braille and long/short-touch input. I spent the last weekend at WIP’s “Muther of all Hackathon” creating what I’d originally [...]
Cxiam, mia celo estas por trovi komprenada de la afero kiu sajnas al mi estas malsana menso – kiu estas ankaux la krea kaoso de cxiu ajn ekokazas. Cxiu ajn mi faras, de mia studantoj al mia kuntima aferoj, estas por komprenado de cxi krea kaoso.
Impulse buy for my new MacBook Pro. Used the Unity Pro + iOS Pro gift promo from GDC2011 at the last moment (expires 4/30). Considering that Unity 4.0 is probably due in the next 3 to 6 months, this is an okay-ish buy, but I wouldn’t pay more for it. It’s nice to have Unity [...]
I’ve attended only a handful of hackathons thus far (BeMyApp as YC/IC, bit.ly as IC, podio as YC/IC, factual as YC/IC), and I’ve been lucky enough to always place something in each, but it seems like there are other factors involved… It seems like there’s a trend on the gender/race of people who win. Maybe [...]