Blind computing (December 9, 2003, 0) - Text of my e-mail to Bong Copuyoc:
I’m glad to hear that you’re working on an article focusing on
assistive technology! I started looking into it because I wanted to be
able to use my computer while walking around. Although the
head-mounted display looked really cool, it was heavy and conspicuous.
Fortunately, free and open-source tools such as the
Open source and developers (April 12, 2005, 0) - raichu wrote on clair’s blog:
and why code based on your imagination when you can rip
off someone else’s code for free (free as in free beer)?
I code because I want to. Often, there simply isn’t anything else out
there that does exactly what I want, or it’ll be too much trouble
sifting through thousands of applications to
Computer science – is it an exact science? — education (April 14, 2003, 0) - On email@example.com, Ritchie Roi Y. Chua writes:
Computer Science is a science, but not an exact science like physics…
Interestingly enough, computer science is as exact as you can get. =)
Physics? Even grade-schoolers know about experimental errors and the
fact that measurements are never completely exact. Biology is
similarly based on guesswork. In contrast, you know that 3 in
DLSU Braille SMS project (November 17, 2004, 0) - Someone tell me why I have to go all the way to an Indian newspaper to
find out about a cool SMS to Braille project developed by DLSU
Thanks to Dominique for the link.
Not much happened today (October 29, 2003, 0) - Filed for a change of grade because I should have graded someone on
the undergraduate scale instead of the graduate scale.
Having problems launching OO.o after recent upgrade.
Settled credit-card bill.