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Returning to Facebook

About a year ago I decided to leave Facebook for three primary reasons. Privacy issues. I was getting less out of the network than I was putting in. Trivializing human interaction. Through the month of October and November Iā€™m going to re-explore those points. Perhaps the way I feel about them will have changed. While […]

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Making of FiveTimer for Android

I had just come back from Iceland and a summer of otherwise developing an Android app for the trip. With all the design and programming paradigms still in my head I decided I should try to make another one. I’ve always wanted to port FiveTimer from iOS to Android, but the time or opportunity never […]

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Speedcubing Technology

Presenting FiveTimer for Android

I’ve been wanting to port FiveTimer to this platform for a while and it’s finally here. It has all the features that it has in iOS: Scrambles for all WCA puzzles. Puzzle support for all WCA puzzles, 2×2-7×7, Megaminx, Pyraminx, Square-1, and Clock. Hold to start or tap to start. 15 second countdown. Export full […]

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One Month of Use Review: 11″ MacBook Air

I got a late 2008 Unibody MacBook only a few weeks after it was released in my senior year of high school with the intention that it will last me through college. It’s done exactly that and then some, that is, I’m still using it. In July 2013 I went to Iceland and realized that […]