Archive for December, 2007

Simpsons Alphabet

It’s amazing what random thoughts the mind has when you wake up in the middle of the night and can’t back to sleep, feeling like you’ve either eaten too much food or drunk too much coffee. At 4am this morning I started trying to remember the phonetic alphabet (alpha, bravo, charlie…). I think I eventually [...]

Thumb-board for the PC?

During a discussion with friends and colleagues over a meal last week someone commented that he can type quicker on the thumb-board of his Blackberry than on the full sized keyboard of his laptop which both amazed me and got me thinking: is there a market for a usb thumb-board peripheral for the PC? Sounds [...]

Drawing graphs with Javascript

If you’re viewing this post in your feedreader, head over to the site to see the example graph! I’ve been experimenting with Javascript libraries for building graphs dynamically in the client browser. In the past if I’ve wanted to create simple bar graphs I’ve used divs and css – an approach has the advantage of [...]