Category: Life

  • It’s not the user’s fault.

    Software is for humans, not for computers. Most people do not want a computer. To the user, the interface is the product. Choice quotes from a thoroughly excellent user-focused manifesto on software development and interface design.

  • my tags

    my tags, originally uploaded by michaelsharon.

  • Radiohead’s “House of Cards” video

    Probably one of the most beautiful videos I’ve seen in recent memory, made all the more memorable by a conspicuous lack of traditional equipment. No cameras or lights were used. Instead two technologies were used to capture 3D images: Geometric Informatics and Velodyne LIDAR. Geometric Informatics scanning systems produce structured light to capture 3D images…

  • A short guide on getting started with location in Python S60

    It’s not so bad. It’s still confusing, but here’s the quick guide: 1. Download the latest Python Script Shell from For me, this was PythonScriptShell_1_4_3_3rdEd_unsigned_testrange.sis 2. Go to Symbian Signed 3. Click the link under Open Signed. It should be: 4. Get the IMEI off your phone by typing *#06#. 5. Enter the…

  • Transaction costs go up, usage goes down.

    This is a very bad idea.