Archives week 43 of 2007

Oct. 22, 2007 - Oct. 28, 2007

Oh, they want lots of details (Check the duration of presentations...)

Turns out I'm scheduled to give a 2.5 hour presentation tonight (Soni pointed that out yesterday night). Should remember to check these things. Not a big issue, I can talk for days about the project off the cuff, but the slide decks I've been using lately are targeted at a 20-30 minute presentation (or less). ...

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OLPC-Toronto Game Jam/Sprint (Participants?)

We're thinking of having a Game Sprint on the 16th through the 18th of November (still looking for an appropriate venue). At the moment there's only 2.5 of us. We've got one brainstorm (or a light drizel) of doing a simplified Real-time Strategy game. More powerful downpours welcome.

CMU is going to be doing a ...

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That was really fun! (Long and deep conversations with the students and faculty...)

Okay, so I admit it, I'm a bit of a philosophy enthusiast. My degree is in design epistomology. I love discussing ideas, and particularly ones surrounding design and intentionality. So tonight was just golden. The OCAD students and faculty were easily the most sceptical group I've yet had the pleasure of meeting. They asked all ...

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Excited about Tomorrow (Even if today was a bit of a wash...)

Spent the whole day on errands. Found a place to print out photos for my mother in law at $0.17 each (with 300 of them), picked up firewire cables for the video camera, dumped the wedding video to DVD so that she can take that with her too. Bit of a bug-fix for an infrequent ...

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Long Hours (and Short)

I really do need long, unbroken hours to work on coding. Little distractions break my concentration and flush me out into side trips, emails, ticket-tracking, that kind of thing. When I'm in the zone I'll churn away for a few solid hours and get all sorts of things finished. When I'm pulled out every once ...

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