chromeos & bluetooth audio: jiggle the handle

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Santa seems to have grown weary of watching me get my earbuds torn from my head by passing doorknobs and cupboard fixtures so he very generously provided me with a nice set of bluetooth headphones this year. They paired flawlessly to my phone before I'd even descended the subway on…

async loading angular google maps

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I really don't know much about Angular but I've been playing with it a bit lately, specifically paying attention to the Google Maps UI directive project. As the directive is being rapidly iterated on and docs and example code are a little behind that work, folks like myself who are…

ghosting along

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Just took the old blog out behind the datacenter and put it down, served me well but it was in a lot of pain so this was really for the best. Ghost still seems like a good move. I wouldn't say I'm starting to get the hang of Node or…

peta plus kurzweil

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So this happened almost exactly a year ago and I missed it entirely. Fortunately it's still making the Facebook rounds so someone on my feed today informed me that last July the nation of India declared dolphins to be "non human persons". If you're as surprised as I was it's…

all your face are belong to us

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For a few minutes while I flipped through the Space Glasses web site and watched their video I thought it was a joke.This quote on their landing page doesn't cultivate much believability.But of course it's real, and like Glass they're concious of the implicit privacy concerns from the…

ghost is kinda like ... pretty fast

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A while back I tossed a few bucks at the Ghost blogging platform kickstarter fund, and even though it's been available for a while I hadn't gotten around to trying it out until recently. Tomorrow night my brother Terry will be appearing on Top Chef Canada and last week…