Frostcast Interview

Episode 44 of Jonathan Nadeau’s Frostcast podcast series is up and features an interview with yours truly. I think it went fairly well with some discussion about free software, design and some other things. No doubt there will be some criticism about the quality of the guest. After all Jonathan’s been busy interviewing actually important …

OpenSchedule for Android

Back in mid-February, I was offered the opportunity to create some graphics for an Android application called OpenSchedule. It’s an application which lets you view and manage information on upcoming conferences and events registered with the OpenSchedule web app. This tied in nicely with the Linux conference stuff I’ve worked on (more on that in …

Now what fun is that?

Cropped from a photo I took at a community centre we’re renovating. I know it’s a place for learning or at least not causing trouble.. but jeez, you’ve just taken away 80% of the fun! :) Besides, the bench can’t be all that bad can it? I’d be willing to risk it.

Increasing my productivity in 4 clicks

Little did I know I was only 3 or 4 clicks away from a big increase in my productivity… 1. Open Google Reader. 2. Select “Digg” from my list of subscribed feeds on the left. 3. Click Feed Settings at the top. 4. Click “Unsubscribe”. It’s surprising how much time I have gained for other …

So you want your own stinkin’ font?

  Via Pewari, I just found out about this neat service called YourFonts where you can create your very own TrueType font very quickly and easily. You download a PDF template sheet, print it out, carefully draw out your characters in pen (I used a medium felt-tip), scan it in and upload to their site. …