I woke up early again today, though only at 6 rather than 5. Got on the computer, and talked to some various online contacts. I still haven’t gotten source to continue on the website I’m working on, but the design piece is coming along well. At about 8:15 I headed down to the cafe in… Continue reading September 12 – Logistics
I woke up at about 5am, a result of the jet lag and going to bed early I suppose. At around 7 am I got up, and checked email / updated status until we were supposed to begin our day at 8:30. Joe got up early as well, also due to jet lag, and turned… Continue reading September 11 – Orientation
I was dropped off at SeaTak at 7 am for my 9 am flight. The Air Canada check in was lumped with united, meaning that there was a long, unorganized or coordinated line to check bags. After reaching the front of the queue I was forced to scan my passport to login, the confirmation number… Continue reading September 10th – Arrival
Created an account with skype, since I’ve completely blanked on what my old one was. My new username is willscott.name. There’s a status widget to contact me on the contact page to check if I’m online with either google or skype.
Bringing ======= * Passport * Clothes – enough for a couple weeks * Laptop + cords * Scanner * pocket knife * notebooks * Camera + charger * Book for the plane * Books for research * Cellphone * Dictionary * Gifts & Toys (Frisbee, maybe some mcPhee stuff) * Contact Lenses Buying ====== *… Continue reading China Checklist
10 – 12: Arrival ====== I arrived at 10:20, and got in line behind the Rockstar stage. I was probably a couple hundred people back, but in contrast to the size of the line I was near the front. The line moved very quickly at 11, with a bunch of volunteers scanning tickets. Got in,… Continue reading Bumbershoot
I’ve started using twitter as a very easy way to update this site, and since it integrates well with my iPhone I wanted to show off another cool feature. [Twitterific](http://iconfactory.com/software/twitterrific) Provides a feature to change your twitter location to that of your iphone. From this base, it becomes very easy to add a map showing… Continue reading Add My Location in 4 Lines
* IMDB API (Using SOAP). The only existing allows searching only a fraction of the database. * Songbird interfaced Web-Based Music Library. Allowing for quick access to a remote library, with last.fm support. Need to allow for playlists as the cake-icing. * Smart Ubiquity plugins for music and movie titles (the challenge is in natural… Continue reading Project Ideas
In preparation for my upcoming travels, I am reviving this blog using a new interface which will actively combine many of my online presences. If all goes well, I’ll be quite happy.