If you work with Linux or Unix-like operating systems like Ubuntu or the MacOS, you might be familiar with Bourne-Again Shell or BASH for short. This article will show you that with a little elbow grease, you can have your BASH prompt work for you and heck maybe have a little fun with it. People […]
I had a struck of inspiration earlier this week. I’ve always wanted to make this webapp that has been playing in my mind for a while and I finally had some ideas to start on. Of course, like any of my projects, the first thing I do is research. First in my list was a workflow to […]
When I started blogging again last September, I was delighted to get a template with built-in message polling to twitter. I played with it a bit and settled with the look you see at the right. I am not a prolific ‘twitterer’, but I love the whole concept of micropublishing.
It started with TinyURL, URL aliasing/shortening has become big business with similar sites growing out of the woodwork(See URL Shortening – History). With other unrelated services following the trend, like scr.im(email aliasing) and twt.fm(promotes music), adding value to support our slowly growing twittering society. Bit.ly is one such revolutionary child; but this child has grown […]
The web has become more than just a glorified paperless library, now it has become a place where everyone works, plays and meet up. This has become more true with the surge of desktop applications to their web equivalents (email, desktop publishing, spreadsheet etc.) and the advancement in web technologies(AJAX, HTML5 etc). More and more […]
WhatBrowser.org? Ever wondered what a browser truly is? Or know someone you’ve been trying to educate for a long time to use one? Ever met someone who keeps confusing a browser with a webpage? Are you still at hairs end trying to pick the best one? Don’t fret, Google comes to the rescue again. Built […]
Shared for your viewing pleasure. Programmers beware the evil of AI! LOL!
Google API blog announced today, new features for their Documents List – Data APIs (DLDA) – one of which is Optical Character Recognition(OCR). To put it simpy, sending an image(with readable text) to a DLDA application, when OCR is enabled into the request, will equip the API to read the image and generate a properly […]
News reports on TV confirmed yesterday of unscrupulous relief centers and con-artists popping out – what is that about?! To these F_CK__G A-HOLES, if you dont have the decency to help your countrymen – then just hole up and die somewhere. Don’t F_CK up people trying to do the right thing! People have gone through […]
Updates: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2009/10/helping-victims-of-tropical-storm.html Google joins the Filipino nation in helping those affected by Typhoon Ondoy! I am reposting the info here if you have time please check the actual google page. http://www.google.com/landing/typhoon-ondoy.html