a Singleton is a design pattern that exists to address a problem where you want to represent an object; and only one of that object can exist at any time, no more. This is to document that which is scattered or implied so hopeful this will save you (and me) from having to hunt and gather. Continue reading a DRY singleton Active Record in Ruby on Rails
TIFF aka Toronto International Film Festival means lots of films in Toronto this september.
Here are four films we saw : Continue reading TIFF 2013 : FAT, Sunshine, Husband, Dom and Skin
Way overdue to document this : naviguessing is the art of navigating when you don’t know where you are. Or as I would have said : “If we are where I think I am, now go …” when acting a Continue reading Found Words : naviguessing
It’s time the for 3rd (annual) Junction Design Craw on friday from 7 to 11 pm and the local independent businesses, in the Dundas Street West and Keele Street area of Toronto aka “The Junction” Continue reading 2013 Junction Design Crawl this Friday, 23 August
A massive power outage started in Ohio and seized the Ontario, and the North East and Midwest of the US, affecting 50 million people, on Thursday, August 14, 2003, just before 4:10 p.m. I wrote up my experience Continue reading The 2003 Blackout was 10 years ago
Yesterday Google announced the Chromecast device : a $US35 small HDMI Raspberry Pi equivalent computing dongle running the ChromeOS ooks like a winning way to finally get the those TV’s connected to the net for most people and add some smarts to those TV’s, with more functionality and devices to follow. Continue reading Chromecast, finally connecting TV’s to the net