Last week, Spot the Octopus opened for DeCadence on one of their semester concert days. It was fun! We sang four songs — Istanbul (as made popular by tmbg), Monster (an original by Angela), House by the Sea (iron & wine), and La Grippe (squirrel nut zippers). Here is a playlist: =)
I facilitated the Women Who Code lightning talks at Parisoma on 8/21! Chiu-ki took video, so here they are: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL04E221047CDFB391&feature=plcp
I went to the PhoneGap + Wikipedia event at Adobe immediately after the Wikipedia hackathon. I heard about it that Monday in the irc room O_O and thought initially that I couldn’t go, because I usually have Spot the Octopus rehearsal on Mondays… but that week, some Spots were sick and others out of town,… Continue reading PhoneGap + Wikipedia meetup (1/23)
I went to the Wikipedia SF Hackathon this weekend at Parisoma! Neil and I coded a phone gateway for the English Wikipedia on Twilio. You send it a text with your search query (like “Barak Obama” or “Seattle”) and it calls you back in a few seconds and reads you the entire text of the… Continue reading Wikipedia SF Hackathon! BERLIN HO!!!
I have been using both xmarks and Firefox Sync to keep track of my Firefox bookmarks across different computers, but haphazardly. Last week I noticed my bookmarks weren’t synced. Do I need to choose between them? This blog post from June 2010 is about using both simultaneously. The post goes over how Firefox Sync encrypts… Continue reading xmarks vs firefox sync (vs google sync?)
It’s easier to microblog than to post here. Here, I have to talk in complete sentences, and my strings of words have to make sense. In microblogging, I can just throw my chaff to the wind and watch it sparkle in the wind on the fading sunlight. I don’t know how I feel about Egypt.… Continue reading introspective at 3am
Tonight, I made Spot the Octopus sing two holiday carols for 25MTS! 1. Spot the Octopus – League of Legends Jingle Bells 2. Twelve Days of Snowdown, but, uh, I can’t upload things > 2 mb. haha Well, here they both are on Posterous, because it has a built-in flash player. http://spottheoctopus.posterous.com/spot-sings-lol-holiday-carols Lyrics: Jingle Bells… Continue reading Spot sings LoL carols
This blog just got its first-ever spam comment. It got placed into Askimet’s “pending” queue, and I marked it as spam. Hooray!
I’m helping Jamal at Eudemonia with a League of Legends fan podcast! It’s called 25 Minutes To Surrender and it’s tons of fun. Jamal is doing a great job of pulling everyone together (read: lighting fires under our butts) and generating show content. Our other regular cast members are Aaron, Will T, Razvan, Greg, Chi,… Continue reading 25 Minutes To Surrender: episode 8 progress report