Archive for March, 2006

Jacques Villenueve in new Intel commercial

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Formula One’s biggest hot-head is in Intel’s latest commercial series. I don’t think you’ll see it in North America because it’s about F1 and trains – you’ll probably only see Intel commercials with hobbits, popcorn and airplanes during prime-time. Intel: Driven To Perform CORRECTION: I saw this ad during The Office (NBC style) tonight. Thanks […]

Toronto traffic ready for WiFi

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Using the Google maps API and some method of getting the MTO’s data iBegin.com has created a live highway traffic flow map for Toronto. This should prove useful once Toronto Hydro sets the whole city up for WiFi with the one-zone project!

BeOS has Bes

Monday, March 27th, 2006

When I write code I like to make it interesting. For example, a variable1 named $person can just as easily be name $dude. I once wrote a Flash animation with a function2 that created four rings, naturally I called it audi(). 1 A value that can be set and changed. 2 Bunch of code that […]

Writing an E-Mail to be read

Monday, March 27th, 2006

I’ve been told that I can write a good E-mail – or at least one that can be undertstood. I’ve been asked for advice but generally I defer to those who got a book deal out of their’s. Ben Goodger, lead developer of Firefox (no book deal though), recently posted some advice: ..It’s great when […]

Overturned Truck, 406 North, St. Catharines, ON

Friday, March 24th, 2006

Around 2:00 today this truck carrying a load of rolled paper/fiber turned over on the tightest corner of the 406 north in St. Catharines Ontario Canada. This picture was taken from the St. Paul’s street bridge directly above the paralyzed truck. The 406 highway is the major artery of the Niagara region after the QEW. […]