Update 2020-01-16: Back in December 2009 I did a hackathon to create an HTML5 Audio Read-Along (demo) which highlighted the text of words spoken in the corresponding audio being played. To introduce the project I wrote: When I was in college, my most valuable tool for writing papers was a text-to-speech (TTS) program [ReadPlease 2003]. I could […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]
As previously announced, I had the privilege of presenting the Open Scriptures project at BibleTech:2009. Multimedia of the talk is available:
This morning I got inspired to go over some relatively old stuff that I worked on in college. There are several linguistics projects that I think are pretty interesting (the first three especially): Phonological Analysis of a Second Language Arabic Phonemes Represented by the Spanish Letter “J” Indo-European Cognates in Psalm 23 and the Beatitudes […]