Yesterday, I started reading Night Watch, a Russian science fiction novell from which the eponymous movie Night Watch, was adapted. So far it’s pretty good and as foreign as can be (as the movie is). But of course Russian & English literature are technically foreign to me 🙂 I started watching the movie a few… Read more »
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The Arduino Starter Pack from Adafruit is really pretty cool. It provides a really nice starting point for open source hardware hacking. In addition to the main Arduino Diecimila board, the starter pack includes a few components to play with (resistors, push buttons, LEDs, …) as well as a protoshield to start prototyping with the… Read more »
I am not much for DIY, home projects. I am still struggling with putting curtains up in my TV room. However, while casually browsing different sites (including Make) I discovered the Arduino board, an easy to use electronic kit based on a powerful Microcontroller that spawned a family of companion products. This ecosystem makes it… Read more »
In our quest to put more hours on our rebreathers, Sam and I dove the stern of the Chester Poling yesterday, a classic new england dive. It was my first good pair of dives on the wreck. The first one was spent trying to figure out my respiratory rate on doubles trying to ‘move the… Read more »
The game was fantastic, it was so good to be back at Fenway that I won’t mind the major sunburn on half of my face.
A while ago, again, I wrote a few haiku and so did my parents. They’re probably not in the right form but it didn’t matter then and it doesn’t really matter now. An automatic english translation follows which I had initially intended to correct then but decided not to, since I felt it added to… Read more »
The Bostonist posted a photo of mine which I submitted today, pretty cool. (It’s from Jan 2006)
Bored at the airport, waiting for my flight home to Boston, ego-searching, I stumbled on an old web site of mine. I can’t remember why but sometime in the late nineties, I decided to write an additional chapter to Saint Exupery The Little Prince. And so here it is, in French for now: – Regarde,… Read more »
At home in Provence for a few days, I decided to code a few things. Here is one, a statistics page for my gallery, powered by ZenPhoto, which shows a few different charts such as this one: I am using the rather new Google Chart API to generate the charts.
Wrote a few entries on the company blog, one about a Two Headed Tadpole and one about my commute to work. Also of interest, the recounting of a BzzAgent company outing for which I took photos : While I am talking about my commute, I wanted to mention a very good podcast I listen to… Read more »