Google I/O Extended Timisoara

Today I'll be holding a presentation @ Startup Hub Timisoara as part of the Google I/O Extended event, organized by our local GDG (Google Developers Group) chapter. The subject of the presentation is Travel Journal (http://gcdc2013-travel-journal.appspot.com). The app won 1st place in the Social/Personal Productivity/Games…

Arctic Monkeys

A couple of months ago I started collecting albums on vinyl. The first album I bought was Suck It and See. Alex Turner made a good impression on me since I first heard "I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor": Suck It and See I'll try to do my…

True Detective

If the only thing keeping a person decent is the expectation of divine reward then, brother, that person is a piece of shit. And I'd like to get as many of them out in the open as possible. You gotta get together and tell yourself stories that violate every law…

Computer Interaction

Dr. McCoy: Please, Spock, do me a favor and don't say it's 'fascinating'. Spock: No, but it is... interesting. Teehan+Lax Labs never cease to amaze me. Talk about creativity at the workplace! Touch Vision Interface enables touch interaction on many different connected surfaces through a mobile phones’ camera view…

The Perfect Request

You call yourself what you want to call yourself. - Bob Dylan Asynchronous Requests Non-blocking Requests - allow the browser to continue working while the request is being handled. Handling Multiple Requests Sometimes you need to load mutiple resources into your web page, but you only want to "do something…

Merge Sort

Simon: What happens if they board us? Zoë: If they take the ship, they will rape us to death, eat our flesh, and sew our skins in to their clothing, and if we're very, very lucky, they’ll do it in that order. From "Serenity", episode 11 of Firefly Merge…