Archive for November, 2009

The World’s Most Excessive Mouse

Posted by grelmar on November 12th, 2009

What do you get when you unleash Open source types on hardware design?  Sometimes, you get beautiful, quirky, devices.  Sometimes you get “design by committee” monstrosities that would have been better off never leaving the drawing board. The WarMouse, also called the OpenOffice Mouse (which seems to be how they’re branding it), falls into the […]

Code Comments.

Posted by grelmar on November 8th, 2009

This might seem a little odd, but I have a habit of reading the code of web pages.  It might seem less odd when you realize I still do a bit of WebDev now and then, and it can be a useful way of figuring out the tricks people use to accomplish different things. Sometimes, […]

I hate phones.

Posted by grelmar on November 4th, 2009

It’s funny.  On the surface, most people would think I’m a phone nut.  I’m on it a lot, and I tend to have phones right near the edge of the envelope, technology-wise. Right now, I have both an iPhone (personal) and a BlackBerry (business – paid for by my company).  I have them set up […]

Halloween Post Mortem

Posted by grelmar on November 1st, 2009

Halloween has always been one of my favourite days of the year.  As a kid, I can distinctly remember trick or treating.  The costumes, the gleeful chaos of going door to door with my sister’s, and seeing all the children running up and down the street on a sugar buzz that would extend late into […]

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