On the Shepherd Interactive site, we have a dynamic navigation menu in Flash. In order to prevent it from having to reload each time a page is changed, I implemented Ajax loading so that the SWF only has to load once. This is similar to what Lala and Facebook do. So if your browser is […]
I miss the Audible Ajax podcast on Ajaxian. Photo by my friend Nathan Watkins; taken 2006-07-17 in Midelt, Morocco where I was soaking in the podcast.
Five months in, I’m pleased to publicly announce that my wife and I are expecting a baby boy at the end of May! His name is “Asecret” 😉
I took this video outside of Shepherd Interactive, my work. View in HD to see the sparks fly 🙂 See also the footage of my commute home which ended up being a journey half on foot from my work to downtown: part 1 and part 2. What follows are screengrabs from Google Maps of the […]
This demo no longer works due to changes with the Google Translate TTS API (which was not public to begin with, so this was bound to happen). The post remains here for archival purposes.
Being prompted on the Google home page to “Install Google Chrome” for “A faster way to browse the web” while I am already using Google Chrome for Mac: epic browser detection fail. Anyway, Chrome definitely is a faster way to browse the Web. It’s amazing!
A couple years ago I learned of the University of Washington’s Computational Linguistics Master’s program and I was really interested. But since I had moved to Portland, it wasn’t feasible for me to attend classes—this is especially true now since I am employed here and got married a year ago. For my birthday this year, […]
Updates: Added note at end to respond to V1’s comment, and fixed the “awkward CSS syntax” which was actually a big typo (thanks Harmen). The data: URI scheme is now supported by the most current version of every major browser, including Internet Explorer. Because of this I wanted to use CSS background images encoded with […]