New Start up – b1t.co

Tom, Nick, and I (affectionately known as Tominick by some) have launched a new website called b1t.co, which is a simple url shortner and QR Code generator. We have plans for more functionality currently available on bit.ly or goo.gl, but this is a great start for now. We’re still ironing out the kinks and have over 11 bugs and improvements before …

New UI – The Beta

So I completed the first stage of my new user interface for this blog. You’re looking at it right now, but don’t look too critically as it’s only in the beta phase. As I’m writing this, I’m aware of several layout issues, and some parts aren’t complete at all. For one, I still need to style the comments section of …

Geek Art

Technology has revolutionized modern art. Today, even revolutionary contemporaries like Warhol seem to belong more with modern classics like Picasso or Munch. That’s because modern installations immerse us with media-rich (sometimes interactive) abstractions and realisms. It’s easier than ever for an artist to shoot, edit, and produce a video; artists now can easily make digital sounds previously unheard by human ears. And as the …

Some Geeky Resolutions

It’s another new year. I enjoy this day because it feels like a blank slate to begin new habits, and drop old ones. We even make lists–resolutions. And so here is my list of computer-related resolutions. 1. Learn Linux Well Modern Linux distros make it very easy to use. The fist time I installed Linux, it already had a GUI …

C# Using the Out Method Parameter

Let’s say you need some method to perform some task and then return the value. The standard approach, of course, is to make the method return a value. What if you need the method to return multiple values? Or, better yet, you want to know whether the method succeeded in its task before you use the generated return? In this …