I recently ran into an issue with my hosting provider not supporting cURL library. I currently run WordPress on IIS and for one reason or another, neither OpenSSL or cURL were supported. It is possible to run cURL on IIS but requires permissions which I don’t have on a shared account. This presented an issue… Continue reading jQuery: Flickr API Parsing to Create a Gallery
Avoec was a social platform my brother and I designed for Cisco Innovation Challenge. Although we did not win, we did learn a lot and really enjoyed working on this project. You can read more about it here.
MatrixSolver is an app I wrote couple of years ago when Windows Phone 7 first came out. I had hoped to make it big and had originally sold it for $2.99 USD but it didn’t have the download response I was hoping for. Now it’s free for use. If you have a Windows Phone, check… Continue reading Windows Phone 7/8 App: MatrixSolver
I recently came across this great essay written by humorist Hugh Gallagher who entered it in the Scholastic Press, Inc.’s national writing contest and won first prize when he was in high school. I couldn’t stopped laughing when I first heard it on the radio. Here is the full re-post of the original essay. This… Continue reading I Cook Thirty Minute Brownies in Twenty Minutes
I recently came across this quote in a random file on my desktop. It offers a very incisive and analytical look at how we view change. Of course, change always brings about more change and we tend to see the time before all those changes took place through the distortions and filters of nostalgia. We… Continue reading A Perspective on Change
I recently finished Season 3 of Game of Thrones and very happy with the way series has turned out so far—especially what happened during the “Red Wedding”. I know I’m going to be upsetting majority of Game of Thrones fans but let me explain to you why it had to be done. **Contains spoilers** Robb… Continue reading Game of Thrones: Red Wedding
When I was first introduced to the wavelets, I didn’t really know what to make of them. The professor in a lecture had mentioned how useful they are but I didn’t really understand the application. We had the good-ol’ Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) to work with, what additional benefits could the Wavelet Transform (WT) offer?!… Continue reading The Wavelet Transform and its Application in Lossy Image Compression
The first “Hello World!” post is hard regardless of how good of writer you are. I’ve been thinking for a while now what to write in this post and how to explain what this blog is going to be—but quite frankly, it is hard to say. Mostly this blog will be a resource for me… Continue reading Hello World!