Posts filed under “Geeking out”

Meet the rockets that will be bigger than Apollo (SpaceX)

I’ve been a big fan of SpaceX for a long, long time. SpaceX has cracked the nut of becoming a viable, commercial heavy-lift aerospace company. They’ve redrawn the economics of the industry, and have a very bright future ahead of them. The last two recent successful launches of their Falcon 9 rocket have been spectacular! […]

Living and loving live music – thanks to Songkick!

Yesterday I saw The National in concert, and it was absolutely awesome. It was the first of a string of four concerts I’m going to in the next few weeks. I’m seeing The National, Arcade Fire, The New Pornographers (with Neko Case!) and Kings of Leon. But I would never have known about all of […]

A fun bookmarklet to change the web you see

Ever wanted to change what you see on the internet? Well, this little bookmarklet let’s you do just that. Just drag this link to your toolbar / bookmarks bar: Edit My Web! Go to any webpage, click “Edit My Web!” and play around. Instead of having a page of raw text, you’ve got a page […]

New theme & general spruce-up

If you see this post on the web, you’ll see that this blog finally looks a bit different. After having the same theme for well over a year, I finally updated it. Normally I wouldn’t write about it, but I have to tell you about the Suffusion theme by Sayontan Sinha. I first heard about […]

Switching from the iPhone 3G to the Nexus One and Android – my story

I was lucky enough to have joined Google in enough time to receive a Nexus One as the company’s holiday gift to employees. Though it has been written about extensively, I wanted to share my perspectives as someone that switched from my previous iPhone 3G to the Nexus One. (Note that enough though I got […]

A week of awesome tech/startup/cool stuff in Cambridge

The week of 25-29 January 2010 is going to be absolutely awesome in Cambridge. There are three great events that you need to attend. Of these, it’s most important that you come to the Cambridge Tech Meetup. We’ll be kicking the year off with a bang and six “wicked awesome” technology demos, from people/companies based […]

Location-based apps: Flook, Gowalla, Foursquare

A lot of people have been talking about and playing with location-based applications these days. I wanted to put my two cents into the debate, specifically on Flook, Gowalla, and Foursquare. Flook Flook is the least-known of these three apps, but potentially the most interesting. Users take photos (which are automatically geo-tagged) and then add […]

Three quick notes…

Note 1 – A VERY local Failblog If you haven’t ever heard of Failblog, it’s simply hilarious. Every day there are a ton of photos and videos that can only be described as “FAIL.” But Thursday there was a post called “Bus Driver Fail“. What’s great about this is that the video was taken at […]