Sunday, April 26, 2009

OS X and iPhone Dev Links

Learn Objective-C by Scott Stevenson

Example of an asteroids style game
made with core animation.

cocoadevcentral - NSValue: used it to wrap basic C values, such as float and int. Once wrapped, they can be stored in an NSDictionary or NSArray. - 2:22 AM Mar 28th from web

NanoLife - Core Animation Sample Code ---> NanoLife in 3d

Thinking Like a Cocoa Programmer

OpenGL ES From the Ground Up, Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 ...

NS Coder Night

Code Insults, Mark I <--- Not sure what this is about, programming style?

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

TED Curator Interview

About a year ago Charlie Rose interviewed Chris Anderson of TED. See it here on the TED Blog, or on the Charlie Rose site.

C64 Emulators on OSX

Macscene has a list of Commodore 64 emulators for OS X. One of them is called Frodo.

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Cringely at Kauffman Foundation

In the 1990's before everyone had a blog I was an avid reader of the "I, Cringely" blog on PBS. Like many embracing the "new media" Bob is now on his own site, where there is the following video among other things.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009


Link to Video of Paul Graham at Startup School '08.

Presentation by Paul Graham at Startup School '08. Paul's Website.

There are more videos from Startup School 08.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Another interesting blog

The Simple Dollar's list of side businesses.

Investing in Academic Research

Forbes has an article, Venture Academics, about investing in Academic Research.

Pritchard decided to start the company after a 2003 visit to Purdue University on behalf of a British company he was funding. The mechanism for getting technology out of the university was sclerotic. Except for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Stanford University, which have developed strong networks of fundraisers, most research institutions, he found, were grasping for help getting technology off their shelves.

Thursday, April 09, 2009

More iPhone Development

iPhone OpenGL Example - Flag waving

iPhone Help Desk?

Raleigh area TV station article.

ACS plans to hire 240 people at its customer care center in order to provide technical support for Apple iPhones.
“We want these people as soon as possible,” said ACS spokesperson Chris Gilligan. “The jobs will pay above minimum wage with benefits. Individuals will have the ability to increase compensation after training and increase it further based on productivity.”

Sunday, April 05, 2009

Home Soda Maker

I got an e-mail about this product this morning. Seems like a number of people I know who like soda might be interested in one. They are made by Sodastream, but you can get one from Amazon.

See the Sodastream website http://www.sodaclubusa.com/ for more info.