Posts from 2015
Thinking too deeply about Santa Claus
It’s winter time, and my kids are small. This has meant many, many, many hours of listening to the same Christmas songs again and again.
Mini Rant: Car Electrical Systems
A few days ago we unburied our car from the snow and went to start it, only to discover that we had a dead battery. I had left an overhead light on overnight, and apparently the designers of our car decided that as punishment for my forgetfulness, my car should stop working.
Edit distance and edit steps
Recently I was working on a little app for myself to help me keep track of some information on my computer. The app is powered by an
NSMetadataQuery(essentially a Spotlight search) that reports back everything it finds.
Setting up a home office
Now that I’ll be working from home, I’ve been looking in to setting up a home office, and the main thing I’ll need is a desk.
Several months ago, our family decided to make a drastic change. After nearly five years living in the Bay Area, we decided it was time for us to leave. The exact reasons for this are somewhat lengthy and personal, but they boil down to two main things: Housing prices and proximity to family.
Some thoughts on Castle
I’m a fan of the TV show Castle, but the last three episodes have really destroyed a lot of my interest in it. There are two big beefs I have: Castle’s motivation, and Beckett’s character development.
Incrementing Build Numbers in Xcode
(This was originally posted in April of 2009 and has been reposted here for posterity)