Slider Test and Throwie Video

Instead of writing up a nice post about the party and showing off my brothers awesome video he cut for the occasion I instead was playing with jQuery. Specificly testing out Ariel Flesler's ScrollTo plugin which I think is pretty...

Throwies Year Two

Two years ago I got a crazy idea. For my twenty third birthday instead of the usual drinking and debauchery we'd do something different. Most of my friends thought I was crazy and it was a stupid idea, but since...

The E-Persons in our lives

Occasionally people come to me and ask about websites. "Francis, I need help on making website." "Well.. what are you up to? " "I have an idea of something I'd like to sell online." Usually it's cookies, sometimes it's t-shirts,...

Travel time to major cities

GEM: The Global Environment Monitoring unit is a European commission that makes up on of six units in IES: The Institute for Environment and Sustainability. The IES is a group of scientists (about 65 according to their about page) that...

Credentials

I occasionally get into the discussion about why I haven't finished college and why I never bothered to get certified in anything. I like to believe past performance is a good indicator for future performance. I have a decent resume...

Avatar

I've been using this avatar for years. Since early 2001 at the very least. That's as original as I can find it, its a 64x64 px gif that best as I remember came from a PHP-Nuke forum pack. It's been...

1952 vs 1992

I got this in my email today. It blew me away. Compare it to me around that age. My dad looks like a cross between my brother and myself. My grandfather... well he just looks young, and quite happy. This...

Wish List

I can wish =) I also revamped the fluff part on the bottom right. Since I don't buy groceries that often, I thought I'd make the links more clear.

Viridian Design

I really like Bruce Sterling. I've written about his work before. But I'll be honest, I'm not really sure what he's going on about with regards to Viridian Design. It's a series that he's been writing since 1998, for ten...

Election maps

Election maps. This site demonstrates a point that I was talking about the other day. There is a lot fewer people in the "Bread Basket" then there are along the coasts (Including the Gulf of Mexico). I was relating the...