Monthly Archives: January 2011
I finally give up. I just wanted to install a usb wifi dongle on my old laptop (currently running Ubuntu 10.10). The Usb stick claims to support linux. It’s chipset claims to be supported by Ubuntu. You plug it in. … Continue reading
Adobe Illustrator …. Am I doing something wrong? It looks like guides dragged down from the rulers are being treated as paths. So when I use the “Add Anchor Point” tool to add an anchor at the point the guide … Continue reading
Next newbi error… Take my working iOS opengl app, and refactor it into something that will easily support a couple of other scenarios. Important thing to know: the following calls must end up being called in order (openGL ES 1 … Continue reading
Make sure all the objective c files that might end up importing a c++ header – even indirectly, have a .mm extension. If you don’t: expect expected-specifier-qualifier list before … errors in the c++ include file.
I have a bit of experience editing midi files in a sequencer, like reason. However, I thought it might speed things up a bit if I learned some of the theory, rather than just hacking about until it sounds “right”. … Continue reading
Dalmatians that is. Watched the original cartoon last night. I had forgotten how stylish the artwork was, the ink like backgrounds are lovely. Really enjoyed seeing it again.
I’ve been practicing with a touch typing tutor (Mavis Beacon). It’s got a few bugs (will throw in some keystrokes you haven’t learned yet), but it seems to be working. I can now type at the heady rate of 10wpm… … Continue reading
I’ve finally got around to looking at Modo for 3d modelling. I had a go at their quick start tutorial… The start was anything but quick; It seemed to take me forever to sort out the canvas such that a … Continue reading
Wow, the BBC has sunk to a new low in the journalism stakes. I understand that news reporting is fundamentally part of the entertainment industry, but I cant help feeling that they could add a bit of insight or critical … Continue reading